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Synonyms for battlemented

protected with battlements or parapets with indentations or embrasures for shooting through

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having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

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HAMLET opens on a state of incipient alarum, with martial vigilance on the battlemented "platform' (act 1, scene 2, line 252) of Elsinore and conspicuous "post-haste and rummage in the land" (1.
The complex consists of the main family quarters, disposed on either side of a double-height living room and balconied hall, and concentrated centrally in a two-storey building, its massing and battlemented silhouette evoking in Western minds filmic associations with desert fortresses.
jagged peaks were cleft in the most fantastic fashion, and fretted and worn by the action of the air and moisture into forms, some bearing the semblance of delicate Gothic spires, others imitating with surprising closeness the bolder outlines of battlemented buttresses and lofty towers.
Predominantly built with Grinshill stone in a Gothic style, the exterior features battlemented parapets and mullioned windows.
Town and castle are all of a piece, their battlemented walls raised simultaneously, in keeping with King Edward I's policy of settling Wales with gated colonies.
An earlier view, dated 1651 (private collection, Norfolk) incorporates men on horses which plunge, high-stepping through the troughed sandy ascent, into the spinning rain fled by birds, to reach the battlemented height.
I suppose you could call the roof battlemented, but you could hardly call the whole thing a castle.
Along the battlemented walls are wooden shutters pierced with holes and swinging on enormous hinges.
There is a fine staircase in oak with mythical figures depicted at each turn, connecting the three main floors and the accessible, battlemented rooftop.
Two years after Princess Victoria had spent time in up-and-coming Malvern, Priory Manor was built in lavish, new Gothic, battlemented style.