battlements


battlements
bat|tle|ments [ˈbætlmənts] n [plural]
a low wall around the top of a castle, that has spaces to shoot guns or ↑arrows through

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • battlements — bat·tle·ment || bætlmÉ™nt n. wall with openings through which weapons can be fired …   English contemporary dictionary

  • battlements — noun (plural) a low wall around the top of a castle, that has spaces to shoot guns or arrows (arrow (1)) through …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • battlements — [ˈbæt(ə)lmənts] noun [plural] a wall around the top of a castle, with spaces through which weapons could be fired …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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