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crenelation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crenelation  \Cren`el*a"tion\  (-?"sh?n),  n. 
  The  act  of  crenelating,  or  the  state  of  being  crenelated;  an 
  indentation  or  an  embrasure.  [Written  also  {crenellation}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crenelation 
  n  :  a  rampart  built  around  the  top  of  a  castle  with  regular  gaps 
  for  firing  arrows  or  guns  [syn:  {battlement},  {crenellation}] 




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