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1. Furnished with turrets and battlements in the style of a castle.
2. Having a castle.

[Medieval Latin castellātus, past participle of castellāre, to fortify as a castle, from Latin castellum, fort; see castle.]

cas′tel·la′tion n.


1. (Architecture) having turrets and battlements, like a castle
2. (Mechanical Engineering) having indentations similar to battlements: a castellated nut; a castellated filament.
[C17: from Medieval Latin castellātus, from castellāre to fortify as a castle]
ˌcastelˈlation n


(ˈkæs tlˌeɪ tɪd)

1. built like a castle, esp. with turrets and battlements.
2. having a pattern of indentation resembling a battlement: a castellated nut.
3. having many castles.
[1675–85; < Medieval Latin castellāt(us) (see castle, -ate1) + -ed2]
cas`tel•la′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.castellated - having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlementcastellated - having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; "a crenelated molding"
fancy - not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"


[ˈkæstəleɪtɪd] ADJalmenado


[ˈkæstəleɪtɪd] adj [wall, building] → crénelé(e)caste mark nsigne m de caste


adjmit (Türmen und) Zinnen
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On the right bank, two or three miles below the Spectacular Ruin, we passed by a noble pile of castellated buildings overlooking the water from the crest of a lofty elevation.
I was born a native of these parts,'' answered their guide, and as he made the reply they stood before the mansion of Cedric; a low irregular building, containing several court-yards or enclosures, extending over a considerable space of ground, and which, though its size argued the inhabitant to be a person of wealth, differed entirely from the tall, turretted, and castellated buildings in which the Norman nobility resided, and which had become the universal style of architecture throughout England.
The Black Hills are chiefly composed of sandstone, and in many places are broken into savage cliffs and precipices, and present the most singular and fantastic forms; sometimes resembling towns and castellated fortresses.
When his dominions were half depopulated, he summoned to his presence a thousand hale and light-hearted friends from among the knights and dames of his court, and with these retired to the deep seclusion of one of his castellated abbeys.
The facade, indeed, was wholly grim, with a castellated tower at one end, and a number of narrow, sunken windows looking askance on the wreck and ruin of a once prim, old-fashioned, high-walled garden.
The Abbey of Saint-German-des-Pres was castellated like a baronial mansion, and more brass expended about it in bombards than in bells.
Guided by her, they descended a staircase of about a dozen steps; traversed a small courtyard, which was surrounded by castellated walls; and, the arched door having been opened for them by Rosa, they emerged into a lonely street where their carriage was ready to receive them.
The close green walls of privet, that had bordered the principal walk, were two-thirds withered away, and the rest grown beyond all reasonable bounds; the old boxwood swan, that sat beside the scraper, had lost its neck and half its body: the castellated towers of laurel in the middle of the garden, the gigantic warrior that stood on one side of the gateway, and the lion that guarded the other, were sprouted into such fantastic shapes as resembled nothing either in heaven or earth, or in the waters under the earth; but, to my young imagination, they presented all of them a goblinish appearance, that harmonised well with the ghostly legions and dark traditions our old nurse had told us respecting the haunted hall and its departed occupants.
Numerous researchers have quite well investigated the calculation methods for load carrying capacity of castellated beams.
Its position, on a lofty perch overlooking pretty countryside four miles from Abbots Bromley, offers spectacular 360-degree views from its square clock tower's castellated roof terrace.
Pass the castellated Chadwick Manor on the left and continue to Old Green Lane coming in from the right.
In cities, however, they commonly lack the same formal sophistication, dressed up as castellated turrets or left as purely utilitarian assemblages.