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crenelated

cren·e·lat·ed

also cren·el·lat·ed  (krĕn′ə-lā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having battlements.
2. Indented; notched: a crenelated wall.

[Probably from French créneler, to furnish with battlements, from Old French crenel, crenelation, diminutive of cren, notch; see cranny.]

cren′e·la′tion n.

cren•el•at•ed

or cren•el•lat•ed

(ˈkrɛn lˌeɪ tɪd)

adj.
furnished with crenels, as a parapet, in the manner of a battlement.
[1815–1825]
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This tower was one of a pair--square, incongruous, crenelated structures-- that were distinguished, for some reason, though I could see little difference, as the new and the old.
From this central block rose the twin towers, ancient, crenelated, and pierced with many loopholes.
When he heard the brisk challenge of the men-at-arms of the abbey, around the crenelated, circumscribing wall of Saint-Germain, he turned aside, took a path which presented itself between the abbey and the lazar-house of the bourg, and at the expiration of a few minutes found himself on the verge of the Pré-aux-Clercs.
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The 800-year-old hotel is said to be the oldest listed inhabited moated house in England, with crenelated towers, mullioned windows and even a drawbridge.
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