Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of rendering a building defensible by the addition of battlements or by the cutting of loopholes. See crenelate, v.
  • noun The state or condition of being crenelated.
  • noun A battlement.
  • noun Any notch or indentation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of crenelating, or the state of being crenelated; an indentation or an embrasure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of crenellation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns

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Examples

  • Standing behind me, hidden by shadow and vines and crenelation, he witnessed the bombardment of Quivalen Sath.

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  • Even the sentries on the watchtowers were silent, as were the archers stationed at every crenelation along the eastern wall.

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  • Another loose stone dropped from the watchtower, and Jehan glanced from the gap in the crenelation to Sarron itself even as an entire section of the city wall collasped like a waterfall of stone and a huge gout of dust billowed skyward.

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  • The Duke steps up to the nearest stone crenelation.

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  • Another loose stone dropped from the watchtower, and Jehan glanced from the gap in the crenelation to Sarron itself even as an entire section of the city wall collasped like a waterfall of stone and a huge gout of dust billowed skyward.

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  • Some, reaching the crenelation again, were struck back by the jabbing spears of their own men, screaming at them.

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  • In places along the wall defenders sought to get their poles under the bridges, between them and the crenelation, and, using the wall as a fulcrum, to lift the bridges back up.

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  • It is hard to throw these with accuracy without standing above the crenelation.

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  • Another fellow had just appeared in the opening in the crenelation and I pushed out at him with the long impaling spear.

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