battlement

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Synonyms for battlement

Synonyms for battlement

a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns

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Meanwhile, the restoration of existing features of the park including the amphitheatre, battlements and the miniature car track will take place.
Night breezes laughed and chased each other through the oak boughs and played hide and seek about the garrets and gables of the village before they scrambled up the walls and vaulted off the battlements of the main gate.
The White Lady is reputed to be the ghost of medieval woman who threw herself from the battlements after discovering her lover was dead and still walks the battlements bemoaning her loss.
It includes a new heritage centre and cafe, new play and fitness areas and restoration of the amphitheatre, battlements and miniature car track.
It's a dazzling, unforgettable and totally magical spectacle, which ends with the lone piper atop the battlements above the castle
YOUNG knights can defend the battlements of a child-sized castle at this attractive and welcoming pub tucked away in the depths of the Vale of Glamorgan.
In a stealthy trek through the open-world home of the Orc armies, you'll scale battlements, hunt targets and engage in rhythmic Batmanesque battles against dozens of foes at once.
A gateway leads off The Butts at the side of the property and there are stone steps up to the battlements which surround the property.
Announcement of competition: Main TR EPRIS for repairing the damage to the battlements of the piers Skarvbarren and BE[sup.
Departs Aug 2014 Here's your chance to enjoy at first hand the colour, pomp and pageantry of the Edinburgh Tattoo, as massed pipes and drums, dancers and display teams create a dazzling, unforgettable and totally magical spectacle, all ending with the lone piper on the battlements above Edinburgh Castle
They go back to ancient times and were generally wheeled up to the battlements whereby soldiers could mount their attack against fortified defenders.
They set off from Conwy Caste, paddled up the Afon Conwy, barbequed on a beach before drifting back home again as the sun dipped behind the battlements of Conwy Castle.
Highlands& Northern Isles There are few places in the world where the view from your coach window can include a world heritage site - Skara Brae, Orkney - or the massive battlements of one of the world's oldest inhabited castles - Dunvegan, Skye.
But, he hasn't consulted an architect, and it shows - the outlandish plans include jacuzzis in the battlements and water-spouting gargoyles, and Kevin McCloud spitting feathers.
The Syrian Observatory pointed out that three Free Army fighters were killed in battlements near al-Klassa police station in the city which was taken over by the revolutionists.