Definition of Crenellate

1. Verb. Supply with battlements.

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



Definition of Crenellate

1. Verb. To furnish with crenelles. ¹

2. Verb. To indent; to notch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crenellate

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

Literary usage of Crenellate

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1883)
"... from whose family it passed to the Dacres, one of whom, Ralph, Lord Dacre, had licence to crenellate his mansion.* In the reign of Henry V., ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages by John BRITTON (1838)
"... bishop of Salisbury, obtained the royal license to crenellate (kernel- landi), or fortify, his palaces in Wiltshire, Berkshire, ..."

3. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine by Edward Hungerford Goddard, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1875)
"A complete list of these licenses to crenellate was printed in the Gentleman's Magazine for 1856 in chronological order, carefully extracted from the Rolls ..."

4. Some Account of Domestic Architecture in England, from Richard II. to Henry by John Henry Parker (1859)
"Part of the walls of the Close and the gatehouse of the fourteenth century also remain. The licence to crenellate the abbey was granted in the 51st Edward ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... crenellate (kren'el√Ęt), a. Same as crenelated, crenellated (kren'e-la-ted), pa 2. ... Cloister and Hearth, xliii. crenellate, crenellated, etc. ..."

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