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Synonyms for crenel

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

supply with battlements

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Some were sited directly in the landscape; others hung from crenels or windows, whether outside the palace or in a small structure in the middle of a lake, carrying on a dialogue with the architecture and the sky, competing with the stars.