Battlement


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Battlement

A parapet having a regular alternation of solid parts and openings, originally for defense, but later used as a decorative motif.

battlement, embattlement

battlement
1. A fortified parapet with alternate solid parts and openings, termed respectively “merlons” and “embrasures” or “crenels” (hence crenelation). Generally for defense, but employed also as a decorative motif.
2. A roof or platform serving as battle post.
3. A decorative motif having the general shape of a battlement.
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Battlement was backed like victory was expected on her Wolverhampton introduction and while odds-on backers had their fingers burnt, she was far from disgraced in finishing a close second to her main market rival who had the benefit of experience.
A RYAN MOORE double on Battlement and Elusive Ellen will count for nothing in the Stobart jockeys' championship, but they took the former champion's domestic score to four from just ten rides.
The geometry of the rooflights gives the building a crenellated profile so it looms over its surroundings like a brooding castle battlement.
Matching Colour Over The Shrines, Pillars, Entry Gumutas, Battlement Walls Etc.
After the planning commission approved them, Garfield County Commissioners are looking at applications for special use licenses to drill in the Battlement Mesa Planned Unit Development.
The new Interpretation Centre is already fully accessible to wheelchair users and parents with pushchairs who can either take a lift from the ground floor to the roof terrace where they can access the battlement walls, or useadisabled access ramp directly from the ground floor to the battlements.
lMaurice Camacho is not impressed by the decision to relegate his Sockburn (Graham Sexton) in favour of Battlement (Bill Watts/John Lowe) in the mile-and-a-half handicap at Carlisle.
Their gated community, Camelot Gardens, has an entrance that looks like a medieval battlement, the better to let the nearby yokels know that their peasant-stock persons aren't welcome inside.
Secondly, all Cardiff residents as well as people who work in Cardiff can enjoy free entry to the Castle grounds, Norman Keep and Battlement Walkway by applying for a Castle Residents Pass.
Winter Melody (Jack Hanson/Bill Smith) will go for the Royal Doulton at Haydock after his defeat of Battlement (Eric Collingwood/Martin O'Halloran) in the Imperial Cup at Sandown.
lThere is a Cheltenham double for Eric Collingwood and 5lb claimer Alan Flint as Battlement beats Vespucci in the handicap hurdle and Roi-des-Toits takes the juvenile event from St Teilo.
Castle-goers will eventually be able to walk through the grounds, using new paths and bridges, to Coopers Field, Bute Park and the Royal Welsh College of Music, and use the gallery and battlement areas without paying.