loophole

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arrow loop, loophole

arrow loop
A vertical slit for archers in medieval fortification walls, with jambs deeply splayed toward the interior.

loophole

1. See arrow loop.
2. In a fortification, one of a number of long, narrow slits in the walls, usually widening inward to permit small arms to be fired over a wide angle at an enemy.
3. Same as slit ventilator.