Definitions

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  • n. The act of making a building into a castle
  • n. The addition of battlements to a building

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of making into a castle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being castellated.
  • n. The act of fortifying a house and rendering it a castle, or of giving it the appearance of a castle by providing it with battlements, etc.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • All along the ridge the rock cropped out, bare and bleak, but broken in rough natural castellation.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • In summer evenings Mrs. Bolam could lie and watch the sun setting behind a castellation of sloping roofs and twisting chimneys with, in the distance, the turrets of St. Pancras St.tion darkening against a flaming sky.

    A Mind to Murder

  • With black ribs set close about its summit, it wears rather the appearance of a colossal castellation, an enormous fort of solid masonry, than of any natural mass of rock.

    The Roof of France

  • It features a reflow-solderable edge castellation interface so the module can be incorporated in a product design without costly I / O and RF connectors.

    GPS World

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  • Battlements; used when implying use as a decorative feature.

    August 24, 2008