Definition of Crenelate

1. Verb. Supply with battlements.

Exact synonyms: Crenel, Crenellate
Category relationships: Architecture
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply
Derivative terms: Crenel, Crenelation, Crenelation, Crenelle, Crenel, Crenellation, Crenellation, Crenelle



Definition of Crenelate

1. v. t. To furnish with crenelles.

Definition of Crenelate

1. Verb. To furnish with crenelles. ¹

2. Verb. To indent; to notch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crenelate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crenelate

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crenarchaeota
crenarchaeotal
crenarchaeote
crenas
crenate
crenate leaf
crenated
crenately
crenates
crenation
crenations
crenature
crenatures
crenel
crenelate (current term)
crenelated
crenelated molding
crenelated moldings
crenelates
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crenelation
crenelations
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creneling
crenellate
crenellated
crenellated moulding
crenellates
crenellating

Literary usage of Crenelate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs Chiefly Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Northumberland by Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Charles Henry Hartshorne (1858)
"In the 45th, Marmaduke the son of Galfrid had license to crenelate Horden, ... was allowed to crenelate a certain plot of land called La Hode, in Yorkshire^ ..."

2. Feudal and Military Antiquities of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1858)
"In the 45th, Marmaduke the son of Galfrid had license to crenelate Horden, ... was allowed to crenelate a certain plot of land called La Hode, in Yorkshire^ ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"See also crenelate, r.— a kind of embattled or indented molding of frequent ... See crenelate, v. The usage of fortifying the manor-houses of the yreat men ..."

4. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"crenelate. To form with battlements, as a parapet; to furnish with battlement«, ... In former times in Europe the right to crenelate was a matter of royal ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1864)
"... in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries is evident, from the fact of license to crenelate it having been granted ; and though Dc in Pole, at p. ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1863)
"The year before his death, that is in the 16th of Richard II., AD 1393, be also obtained a licence to crenelate his house at Penshurst, that is, ..."

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