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

1. Having battlements.
2. Bearing an embattled pattern of repeated indentations.
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The towers are connected by ramparts, once protected by crenelation and by interior corridors, which ran the entire length of the Citadel's original 6,993-foot circumference.
And California's landmass shows more complicated crenelation and topographic variation than are visible from ground-level viewing.
That same poem also contains something else I told him: that the way to tell Guelph from Ghibelline battlements is by the shape of their crenelations. To be able to tell C.