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Medieval Latin machicolatus, past participle of machicolare, from Old French machicoller, from machicoleis machicolation, from macher to crush (of imitative origin) + col neck, from Latin collum
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“Machicolate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/machicolate. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.
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