ships readied for battle
(military) equipped and ready for service.
The state of being prepared, especially military readiness for combat.
The troops were being prepared for battle/to go into battle.
They have girded for a rough fight
Knights who were accoutered for battle.
a soldier or a piece of military equipment that is ready for combat
Kratos : Return to Sparta and prepare for battle.
He buckled on his armour, and went to the conference hall to participate in the struggle.
poise the troop for the Battle
He girded himself with armour for the battle.
the distribution of forces in preparation for battle or work.
The soldiers were drawn up, ready to fight the enemy.
Our special technical troops are ready to go into the battle.
As soon as Silver disappeared, we got ready for a battle, placing ourselves around the sides of the stockade.
There was a brief battle, but we were ill-prepared to fight against such seasoned pirates.
“There are still many matches before the end of the season, a host of battles to fight, and we have to be ready for every eventuality.
The troops poised for a final battle.