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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows; A rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns.

Usage examples (13)
  • Kites spun their slow circles above its pale stone crenellation.
  • Fitch looked out over the right side, between the gaps in the crenellation big enough for a man to stand in.
  • Only a single guard is present, and she sits behind an overhead crenellation, surveying the three horses and their riders.
  • They were quickly enlarged, vertically at first, and traces of the old crenellation are still visible in the second-story masonry. for more
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