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- n. Alternative spelling of crenel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An embrasure or indentation in a battlement; a loophole in a fortress; an indentation; a notch. See merlon, and Illust. of battlement.
- n. Same as Crenature.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the open spaces of a battlemented parapet which alternate with the merlons or cops. See battlement. Also crenel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
- n. one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
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The other three facades bear the crenelle ornaments; the two to the north show double lines of seven holes drilled deep into the plain surface above the door, as if a casing had been nailed on; while the northernmost yielded a fragmentary inscription on the southern wall.
"I suppose it's as bad for the Edens as it is for us," replied Ralph, who became now very thoughtful; and when, soon afterwards, Minnie looked up to see why he did not speak, she found that his head was resting against the stone, beside a crenelle, and that he was fast asleep.
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