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chained_bear commented on the word arrow slit
A long, thin opening in a castle wall through which archers could aim their weapons.
November 4, 2007
yarb commented on the word arrow slit
Isn't there a you know, proper word for this?
November 8, 2007
There could be, yarb. I don't know though! Maybe sionnach will tell us.
(Is there any word you don't know, Batman?)
mollusque commented on the word arrow slit
The closest I can find is oillet.
uselessness commented on the word arrow slit
I believe the word you're looking for is archerent.
sionnach commented on the word arrow slit
Are you sure, uselessness? All of the archerents I'm familiar with live in Fangorn forest with their cousins, the overduerents (an overachieving group, unpopular with landlords).
Hang on a minute. Isn't an arrow slit really just a narrow slit?
Aren't those archer ents? Totally different beast. ;-)
Also called arrow loops.
August 24, 2008
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