battlement


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Synonyms for battlement

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

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Thus did he hound them on, and in one body they rushed straight at the wall as he had bidden them, and scaled the battlements with sharp spears in their hands.
Tenders are invited for plowing of snow from all county roads in the areas of battlement mesa, and west glenwood springs and sweetwater.
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But there's a martial sort of slog to the whole thing, a relentlessness that's a little terrifying, like a swarm of orcs storming a battlement.
It would cross the 120,000-acre Clear Fork Divide roadless area, which connects the Grand and Battlement mesas to the West Elk Mountains.
Built between 1912 and 1917, the Kingsbridge Armory was designed by the architecture firm of Pilcher and Tachau and is an outstanding example of military architecture featuring Romanesque arches, vaulted ceilings, decorative brick and terra cotta, and large battlement towers.
A serpentine wall with steps, ramps and terraces leading to the upper levels winds around and along the perimeter, undulating up and down like a mini battlement.
Take this simple dance test: Do a battlement with one leg, then the other.
Ach, well," he said, "there's plenty to see for free," and he proceeded to take me on a detour to view a 2,000-year-old battlement, then past a home where, through the open garage door, we could see a man weaving Harris tweed.
But perhaps it is premature to write Congress off as just a collection of humorless bean counters who hang around for years, croching behind a battlement of blandness.
Battlement can regain the winning thread in the Howcroft Industrial Supplies Handicap.
The smartly-bred Battlement must be backed in the TTs Networks Maiden stakes.
WHILE YOU'RE THERE: There are 10 acres of woodland to explore, as well as a daily Battlement Tour.
The buildings sit like a sheltering battlement, a running bastion enclosing green space created from the earth mounds of excavated material.
Perched on a slope, the tri-level house is distinguished by colorful tiles, spiral columns, an arched window and a balcony with notched battlement parapet.