crenelation

Definitions of crenelation
  1. noun
    a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    synonyms: battlement, crenellation
    see moresee less
    type of:
    bulwark, rampart, wall
    an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
  2. noun
    the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    synonyms: crenellation
    see moresee less
    type of:
    building, construction
    the act of constructing something
Word Family