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  • n. Plural form of castellation. Battlements and turrets added to a building to give it the appearance, or the function, of a castle

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Examples

  • I had thought that Castilla referred to "castellations" You set me straight!

    What kind of calabaza was this?

  • But as Laxness begins elaborating the description, the language takes on density and texture; the words become more specific and harder-edged, the landscape comes alive in the imagination: The crags soar up from the landslides in sheer castellations, and in one place above the fold in the mountain is cloven by a gully in the basalt, and down from this gully in spring cascades a waterfall, long and slender.

    Independent People

  • The crags soar up from the landslides in sheer castellations, and in one place above the fold in the mountain is cloven by a gully in the basalt, and down from this gully in spring cascades a waterfall, long and slender.

    Independent People

  • The head still shows the castellations of the Hismá.

    The Land of Midian

  • The latter attaches to the higher Libn, whose triad of peaks, the central and highest built of three distinct castellations, flush and blush with a delicate pink-white cheek as it receives the hot caresses of the sun.

    The Land of Midian

  • And it's more of a grand house rather than a castle with battlements and castellations.

    CNN Transcript Jun 11, 2002

  • To Sharpe's front the Castle seemed suddenly bare of defenders, driven behind the castellations or the rubble by the Rifles 'accuracy.

    Sharpe's Enemy

  • He lowered the sword, his eyes grim on the terrified men who pressed back against the castellations.

    Sharpe's Enemy

  • The tower looked old, its summit crowned by castellations like the Castle walls, but at its foot he could see the scars of earthworks and he guessed the Spanish garrison had made new defences there.

    Sharpe's Enemy

  • They were on the ramparts of the keep, on the turret of a great gatetower that faced into the pass, and behind the castellations of the wall around the courtyard.

    Sharpe's Enemy

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