Castellation



Architecture. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements.
having many castles.
Historical Examples

The angles of the castellation of the various walls shut out the tops of the other hills or mounds on every side.
The Mystery of the Sea Bram Stoker

As the picture of it shows very well, the approach was managed beautifully and the effect of castellation very well secured.
The Century of Columbus James J. Walsh

adjective
having turrets and battlements, like a castle
having indentations similar to battlements: a castellated nut, a castellated filament
adj.

“furnished with turrets and battlements,” 1670s, from Medieval Latin castellatus “built like a castle,” past participle of castellare “to fortify as a castle,” from Latin castellum “fort” (see castle (n.)). Related: Castellation.

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