4 dicționare găsite pentru battlement
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Battlement \Bat"tle*ment\ (-ment), n. [OE. batelment; cf. OF. bataillement combat, fr. batailler, also OF. bastillier, bateillier, to fortify. Cf. Battle, n., Bastile, Bastion.] (Arch.) (a) One of the solid upright parts of a parapet in ancient fortifications. (b) pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
battlement n : a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns [syn: crenelation, crenellation]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
59 Moby Thesaurus words for "battlement": abatis, advanced work, balistraria, bank, banquette, barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barricade, barrier, bartizan, bastion, breastwork, bulwark, casemate, castellation, cheval-de-frise, circumvallation, contravallation, counterscarp, crenel, curtain, demibastion, dike, drawbridge, earthwork, embrasure, enclosure, entanglement, escarp, escarpment, fence, fieldwork, fortalice, fortification, glacis, loophole, lunette, machicolation, mantelet, merlon, mound, outwork, palisade, parados, parapet, portcullis, postern gate, rampart, ravelin, redan, redoubt, sally port, scarp, sconce, stockade, tenaille, vallation, vallum, workDin dicționarul Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :
Battlement a parapet wall or balustrade surrounding the flat roofs of the houses, required to be built by a special law (Deut. 22:8). In Jer. 5:10, it denotes the parapet of a city wall.
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