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- v. To furnish with crenelles.
- v. To indent; to notch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See crenelate, etc.
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- v. supply with battlements
In 1373, the sheriff of Somerset received licence "to fortify and crenellate his manse at Nunney", and his building down in an undefended valley seems to have had more of a picturesque than a strategic purpose.
As they peered out they could see where the seamless undulations of the ice cap began to fracture and crenellate, forming a corrugated flow that seemed to ripple off towards the west.
A licence to crenellate mansum infra manerium suum was granted by Edward II. to
A licence to crenellate mansum infra manerium suum was granted by Edward II. to 'Hugo Luxellen chivaler;' but though the faint outline of the ditch and mound was visible at points, no sign of the original building remained.
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