a small overhanging turret on a wall or tower.
According to an old print, it terminated with a large battlement, and bartizan towers at the angles.
Architectural Antiquities of Normandy John Sell Cotman
The next he was upon the beam, dragging himself toward the window of the bartizan just above.
Otto of the Silver Hand Howard Pyle
bartizan, an overhanging wall-mounted turret projecting from the walls of ancient fortifications.
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Some brooding spirit of the past might have been peering out at them from the watchman’s wicket in the bartizan above.
The White Blackbird Hudson Douglas
a small turret projecting from a wall, parapet, or tower
a city in NE Oklahoma. Historical Examples He was paying high, he felt, for the privilege of entertaining the Bartlesville Commercial Club with stories of his prowess. The Man from the Bitter Roots Caroline Lockhart Bruce stood before the blackboard in the Bartlesville station studying the schedule. The Man from the Bitter Roots Caroline Lockhart
a large, yellow, juicy variety of pear. John, 1820–1905, U.S. publisher: compiled Familiar Quotations. John Russell, 1805–86, U.S. editor and bibliographer of early Americana. Josiah, 1729–95, U.S. physician and statesman. Paul Wayland, 1865–1925, U.S. sculptor. Robert Abram, 1875–1946, U.S. arctic explorer, born in Newfoundland. Vernon, 1894–1983, English writer. a town in SW Tennessee. a town […]
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bartlett’s familiar quotations (1855) A standard American reference work for quotations from literature and speeches. The original compiler, John Bartlett, was a nineteenth-century American publisher.
characteristic of the music of Béla Bartók: driving, percussive, Bartokian rhythm.