crenellation

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Noun1.crenellation - a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or gunscrenellation - a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
crenel, crenelle - a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
fortress, fort - a fortified defensive structure
merlon - a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement
bulwark, rampart, wall - an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
2.crenellation - the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
Translations

crenellation

n usu pl (on castle) → Zinnen pl, → Krenelierung f (spec); (on moulding) → Zinnenmuster nt
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A plaque shows the castle, once surrounded by a moat, was granted a licence to crenellate in 1341 by Edward III.
There was a previous house on the same site, dismantled in the Civil War, and before than, a medieval, fortified house, awarded a licence to crenellate in 1308.