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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.
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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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