Crenel


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Crenel

The open space between the solid members of a battlement producing a pattern of repeated and identical indentations.

crenel, crenelle

B, crenel
An open space between the merlons of a battlement.
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Some were sited directly in the landscape; others hung from crenels or windows, whether outside the palace or in a small structure in the middle of a lake, carrying on a dialogue with the architecture and the sky, competing with the stars.