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  • n. Plural form of crenel.


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  • Merlons and crenels altered on the curtain walls like gapped but otherwise perfect teeth.


  • On the rooftops the bravest and most agile were rewarded with a vertiginous panorama of the throng from their seats in the crenels or atop the cornices.


  • The Castle also contains a healthy assortment of crenels and merlons for archers, plus a sizeable inner courtyard for a trebuchet or two.

    Own Your Own Castle

  • Some of the mercenaries leaned through crenels to obey, but only a handful.

    Knife of Dreams

  • All along the wall Elayne's soldiers were pushing forward, Arymilla's falling back, climbing through the crenels where their ladders were propped.

    Knife of Dreams

  • Also the crenels were exactly the right size for me to sit m. '

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • If he stepped back from the camp and looked carefully, he could see the outline of the ancient battlements, the crenels jagged and crumbling like the rotten teeth of an ancient animal.

    The Dark Queen

  • The eastern wall's crenels and merlons, the low and high segments of its battlements, were in the greatest state of decay, likely the result of the stress caused by the citadel's sinking foundation.

    The Black Wing

  • Just a few men on each, peering curiously through the crenels.

    The Eye of the World

  • I could see his face now, in one of the crenels at the height of the wall, some eighty feet above the embankment at the foot of the wall.

    Renegades Of Gor


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