Definition of Crenelations

1. Noun. (plural of crenelation) ¹



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Definition of Crenelations

1. crenelation [n] - See also: crenelation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crenelations

crenated
crenately
crenates
crenation
crenations
crenature
crenatures
crenel
crenelate
crenelated
crenelated molding
crenelated moldings
crenelates
crenelating
crenelation
crenelations (current term)
creneled
creneling
crenellate
crenellated
crenellated moulding
crenellates
crenellating
crenellation
crenellations
crenelle
crenelled
crenelles
crenelling
crenels

Literary usage of Crenelations

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1. History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1894)
"Old Messenian crenelations. the need may have been felt of protecting, by means of a horizontal slab placed upon the clay squares, both the void between ..."

2. A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1884)
"The crenelations of the observatory were destined for a much more lofty situation than those of the palace. The base of the former monument rose about 144 ..."

3. The Flowery Republic by Frederick McCormick (1913)
"The wall littered with the fragments of its crenelations is the first material trace of revolution in Canton that I have seen. But only a little farther on, ..."

4. Cathedrals and Cloisters of the Isle de France (including Bourges, Troyes by Elise Whitlock Rose (1910)
"The wall ends in crenelations, and is overweighted by a heavy, rather picturesque, and pointed roof of shining, coloured tiles. It has been claimed by those ..."

5. The Deserts of Southern France: An Introduction to the Limestone and Chalk by Sabine Baring-Gould (1894)
"The crenelations are the notches in the parapet through which the ... These crenelations had been in the former system the doors of access to the gallery. ..."

6. A Text-book on Field Fortification by Gustave Joseph Fiebeger (1913)
"If the two tiers are secured by means of crenelations and loopholes, the crenelations should be over the intervals between the ..."

7. Adventures in Home-making by Robert Shackleton, Elizabeth Shackleton (1910)
"There were fantastic crenelations along all the ridges, including even those of the dormers; crenelations of galvanized iron, ill-favored, disfiguring, ..."

8. A History of Architecture by Russell Sturgis, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1915)
"... the use of battlements and crenelations, the concentration of decorative features on the inner court and the upper part of the structure. ..."

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