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Moses had this awful battle (6)


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'moses' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are singular nouns, I can't see how they can define each other.

'this awful battle' is the wordplay.
'this awful' is an anagram indicator.
'battle' is an anagram of 'TABLET'.

'had' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for tablet that I've seen before include "Pill; computer" , "A small pill or an inscribed panel on wall" , "Battle (anag) - pill" , "Small slab or flat pill" , "Small bar of soap" .)

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