battlement

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Any high wall for defense
In fortification: an indented parapet, formed by a series of rising members called cops or merlons, separated by openings called crenelles or embrasures, the soldier sheltering himself behind the merlon while he fires through the embrasure or through a loophole in the battlement
{n} a wall indented on the tops of buildings
{n} a striking, percussion
{i} wall with openings through which weapons can be fired
The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces
One of the solid upright parts of a parapet in ancient fortifications
a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
Parapet with raised portions (merlons) between crenelations A narrow wall built along the outer edge of the wall walk for protection against attack
Parapet with indentations or embrasures, with raised portions (merlons) between; crenelations; a narrow wall built along the outer edge of the wall walk for protection against attack
Top part of a stone wall, consisting of merlons and crenels
At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches
Parapet with indentations or embrasures, with raised portions (merlons) between: Crenelations; A narrow wall built along the outer edge of the wall walk to protect soldiers against attack; A parapet with alternating openings (embrasures) and raised sections (merlons), used here on castle towers for defense purposes
A notched parapet, originally intended for defence; the notches are called battlements or crenellations Hence a battlemented parapet is also known as a crenellated parapet
Parapet (portion above the roof) of the exterior wall of a fortification, consisting of alternating low portions (crenels) and high portions (merlons). Rooftop defenders would shoot from behind the merlons during times of siege. Medieval battlements were often bracketed out (see corbel) to form a machicolation (overhang) with holes in its floor through which objects could be dropped on encroachers below
Narrow wall, consisting of Merlons alternating with Embrasures, built along the outer edge of the wall walk to protect the defenders against attack See also Crenellate
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The working defenses atop a castle wall, consisting of a Wall Walk fronted by a Parapet (crenelated), often corbelled out to allow for machicolations, or in earlier castles protected by a Hoarding
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A parapet with alternating indentations (embrasures) and raised blocks (merlons) Also called crenelations
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Divisions or apertures on the top of castle walls or towers
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Plural of battlement
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a parapet with an alternately raised and lowered outline ~Beatific Vision : the vision of God in heaven which is the final destiny of redeemed souls
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The battlements of a castle or fortress consist of a wall built round the top, with gaps through which guns or arrows can be fired. a low wall around the top of a castle, that has spaces to shoot guns or arrows through
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