crenelle


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crenelation, crenelle - A crenelation (from Latin crena, "notch") is a series of indentations or loopholes around the top of a castle, battlement, or wall—with each indentation being a crenelle (or crenel).
See also related terms for notch.
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Noun1.crenelle - one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)crenelle - one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
curve, curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
2.crenelle - a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
battlement, crenelation, crenellation - a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
space - an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth"
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(21) The laws relating to emigres also applied to deportees, (22) and the Hotel de Conti located on Rue de Crenelle was searched.
This echoes the words of Mickiewicz's Konrad Wallenrod: "'It has set at last,' said Alf to Halban, / Pointing to the sun from the window of his crenelle" (Hervouet 57).