crenelle


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Related to crenelle: crenellation, merlons
  • noun

Synonyms for crenelle

one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc

a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement

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It is probably more a matter of coincidence than significance, but Ela Athena is connected with both of Cerreto's parents, having Claude as her sire's maternal grandsire and Crenelle as her dam's third dam.
Haddox is shrewd to begin with Les Crenelles, for, as he points out, the connection between the church and miscegenation would continue to circulate well into the twentieth century.
Alice Dunbar-Nelson, sharing the mixed-race ancestry of the gens de couleur libres, reaffirms the Les Crenelles poets' connection of the church and mixed-race individuals, but she critiques it.