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ma·chic·o·late

 (mə-chĭk′ə-lāt′)
tr.v. ma·chic·o·lat·ed, ma·chic·o·lat·ing, ma·chic·o·lates
To provide or furnish with machicolations.

[Medieval Latin machicolāre, machicolāt-, from Old French machicoller, from machicoleis, machicolation, from Old Provençal machacol : macar, to crush (from Vulgar Latin *maccāre) + col, neck (from Latin collum; see kwel- in Indo-European roots).]
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machicolate

(məˈtʃɪkəʊˌleɪt)
vb
(Fortifications) (tr) to construct machicolations at the top of (a wall)
[C18: from Old French machicoller, ultimately from Provençal machacol, from macar to crush + col neck]
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machicolate


Past participle: machicolated
Gerund: machicolating

Imperative
machicolate
machicolate
Present
I machicolate
you machicolate
he/she/it machicolates
we machicolate
you machicolate
they machicolate
Preterite
I machicolated
you machicolated
he/she/it machicolated
we machicolated
you machicolated
they machicolated
Present Continuous
I am machicolating
you are machicolating
he/she/it is machicolating
we are machicolating
you are machicolating
they are machicolating
Present Perfect
I have machicolated
you have machicolated
he/she/it has machicolated
we have machicolated
you have machicolated
they have machicolated
Past Continuous
I was machicolating
you were machicolating
he/she/it was machicolating
we were machicolating
you were machicolating
they were machicolating
Past Perfect
I had machicolated
you had machicolated
he/she/it had machicolated
we had machicolated
you had machicolated
they had machicolated
Future
I will machicolate
you will machicolate
he/she/it will machicolate
we will machicolate
you will machicolate
they will machicolate
Future Perfect
I will have machicolated
you will have machicolated
he/she/it will have machicolated
we will have machicolated
you will have machicolated
they will have machicolated
Future Continuous
I will be machicolating
you will be machicolating
he/she/it will be machicolating
we will be machicolating
you will be machicolating
they will be machicolating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been machicolating
you have been machicolating
he/she/it has been machicolating
we have been machicolating
you have been machicolating
they have been machicolating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been machicolating
you will have been machicolating
he/she/it will have been machicolating
we will have been machicolating
you will have been machicolating
they will have been machicolating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been machicolating
you had been machicolating
he/she/it had been machicolating
we had been machicolating
you had been machicolating
they had been machicolating
Conditional
I would machicolate
you would machicolate
he/she/it would machicolate
we would machicolate
you would machicolate
they would machicolate
Past Conditional
I would have machicolated
you would have machicolated
he/she/it would have machicolated
we would have machicolated
you would have machicolated
they would have machicolated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.machicolate - supply with projecting galleriesmachicolate - supply with projecting galleries; "machicolate the castle walls"
architecture - the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
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