American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Furnished with turrets and battlements in the style of a castle.
- adj. Having a castle.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furnished with turrets and battlements, like a castle; built in the style of a castle: as, a castellated mansion.
- Inclosed in a building, as a fountain or cistern.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. obsolete Inclosed within a building.
- adj. Furnished with turrets and battlements, like a castle; built in the style of a castle.
- adj. having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
- From Latin castellum "castle". (Wiktionary)
- Medieval Latin castellātus, past participle of castellāre, to fortify as a castle, from Latin castellum, fort; see castle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As we wind about the hills we catch sight of tiny hamlets perched on airy crests, recalling the castellated villages of the African Kabylia.”
“The mansion is of that class termed castellated houses, as retaining some of the features of the feudal castle, but accommodated to the more secure and less circumspect usages of a later age.”
“The country houses of the nobility and landed gentry were largely built or rebuilt in what was known as the castellated style. [”
“At Hogwarts, however, the remote and castellated establishment where Harry Potter pursues his studies, there are girls everywhere: eccentric girls, stalwart girls, mean girls, ghost girls who live in the toilet, girls you get crushes on, girls you can kiss … Is this how a sorcerer is made?”
“I knew my exact place on the map, tracing a portion of a castellated line across the neck of Britannia ...”
“Designed by architect Moshe Safdie, its conical castellated turrets pay homage to the baronial style adopted by Victorian aristocrats and merchants for their Highland shooting lodges.”
“There is a castellated former coastguard lookout at Pedn-men-du, where a man used to be stationed to sound the alert when he sighted a shoal of herring.”
“Parts of Shaker Heights — where I lived for 11 of the years when those changes supposed to be occurring — may look like Mission Hills with its castellated stone fortresses.”
“Cwm Gwerin eastwardly is lonelier and finer still, one wall scoured to bare rock by glaciation, a castellated ridge on the other towering above the Afon Hengwm that drains peatlands towards Dylife.”
“Fleeing the Boardwalk, Charles trudged westward along the sand, castellated cliffs towering above him like battlements, blocking out the stars.”
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