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crenel


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crenelle  \Cre*nelle"\,  Crenel  \Cre*nel"\  (kr?-n?l"),  n.  [OF. 
  crenel,  F.  cr?neau,  LL  crenellus  kernellus  dim.  (prob.) 
  fr  L.  crena  notch.  See  {Crenny}.] 
  1.  An  embrasure  or  indentation  in  a  battlement;  a  loophole  in 
  a  fortress;  an  indentation;  a  notch.  See  {Merlon},  and 
  Illust.  of  {Battlement}. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Same  as  {Crenature}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crenel  \Cre*nel"\  (kr?-n?l"),  n. 
  See  {Crenelle}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crenel 
  v  :  supply  with  battlements  [syn:  {crenelate},  {crenellate}] 




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