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Noun: crenellation  ,kre-nu'ley-shun
  1. A rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    - battlement, crenelation
  2. The action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    - crenelation

Derived forms: crenellations

Type of: building, bulwark, construction, rampart, wall

Part of: fort, fortress

Encyclopedia: Crenellation