crenellation

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noun cren·el·la·tion \ˌkre-nə-ˈlā-shən\
variants: or less commonly

crenelation

Definition of crenellation

  1. 1 :  battlement

  2. 2 :  any of the embrasures alternating with merlons in a battlement — see battlement illustration

1849

First Known Use of crenellation

1849

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