crenellated


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crenellated

(US), crenelated
(of a moulding, etc.) having square indentations

crenelated, crenellated

crenelated
1. Having battlements.
2. Bearing an embattled pattern of repeated indentations.
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Cottingham and master brick mason Miranda Fort, Zion Episcopal Church features many fine details from the crenellated parapets on the roof to the triple-arched entrance.
This is composed of a well-preserved crenellated firing trench which stretches 725m along the north-west facing scarp and a second similar firing trench 500m long protecting the south-west approaches.
As they tour the parish--jousting ring, gallows and rack, Globe theater, thatch cottages with perennial borders, crenellated castle--her guide observes that he hasn't read Shakespeare and reels off a number of inaccurate claims about life in the period.
It was Romanesque, with arches over the doors and a crenellated tower.
The fort is a wonderful example of mud and brick architecture with crenellated towers, triangular windows and traditionally decorated doors and ceilings.
As each of these is illustrated with the design source, and then analysed, certain common characteristics emerge: heraldic ornament asserting a grand historical provenance, architectural elements of towers and crenellated walls, foliate decoration, maker's marks, damage and signs of wear consistent with age.
They are those which a European imagines when he thinks of Africa: the virgin forest, with dense undergrowth, almost suffocated by creepers, flowers and other plants, mud hut villages and towns surrounded by crenellated walls, enclosing, labyrinth-like narrow streets.
Impressive ceiling and cruck beams, the drawing room's crenellated brick tower fireplace, a heavy timber vestibule door and even a classic Victorian floral-motif suite in the guest toilet are reminders of the house's long history.
As for the Obizzi family, beside Pio Enea Obizzi, the builder of the imposing crenellated castle and a condottiere known today as the inventor of the howitzer (a medium-sized artillery piece), one should mention his son, Pio Enea Obizzi II.
Protected by massive, crenellated stone walls, Salisbury Cathedral lies at the heart of the town, and the largest cathedral close in Britain.
By Susan Spano BADALING, China--At Badaling, the Great Wall rides the ridgelines like a dragon, its gray brick scales glinting and its crenellated spine writhing.
McGuire named Pentagon-Light's K2 Porcupine, featuring a retractable crenellated bezel and new R-Series induction rechargeable lights, as examples of new technologies he expects to become best sellers.