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Definition of Battlement

Battlement n. means: pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches.

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Battlement n. means: pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches.

Meaning of Battlement

Battlement (n.) means: pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches.

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Merlon (n.): One of the solid parts of a battlemented parapet; a battlement. See Illust. of Battlement.

Crenel (n.): An embrasure or indentation in a battlement; a loophole in a fortress; an indentation; a notch. See Merlon, and Illust. of Battlement.

Embattled (a.): Having indentations like a battlement.

Embattlement (n.): An intended parapet; a battlement.

Brattishing (n.): Carved openwork, as of a shrine, battlement, or parapet.

Murdress (n.): A battlement in ancient fortifications with interstices for firing through.

Battlement (n.): One of the solid upright parts of a parapet in ancient fortifications.

Battlement (n.): pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches.

Machicolation (n.): An opening between the corbels which support a projecting parapet, or in the floor of a gallery or the roof of a portal, shooting or dropping missiles upen assailants attacking the base of the walls. Also, the construction of such defenses, in general, when of this character. See Illusts. of Battlement and Castle.

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Meaning of Merlon

Merlon means: One of the solid parts of a battlemented parapet; a battlement. See Illust. of Battlement.

Meaning of Crenel

Crenel means: An embrasure or indentation in a battlement; a loophole in a fortress; an indentation; a notch. See Merlon, and Illust. of Battlement.

Meaning of Embattled

Embattled means: Having indentations like a battlement.

Meaning of Embattlement

Embattlement means: An intended parapet; a battlement.

Meaning of Brattishing

Brattishing means: Carved openwork, as of a shrine, battlement, or parapet.

Meaning of Murdress

Murdress means: A battlement in ancient fortifications with interstices for firing through.

Meaning of Battlement

Battlement means: One of the solid upright parts of a parapet in ancient fortifications.

Meaning of Battlement

Battlement means: pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches.

Meaning of Machicolation

Machicolation means: An opening between the corbels which support a projecting parapet, or in the floor of a gallery or the roof of a portal, shooting or dropping missiles upen assailants attacking the base of the walls. Also, the construction of such defenses, in general, when of this character. See Illusts. of Battlement and Castle.

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