Crenellate



[kren-l-eyt] /ˈkrɛn lˌeɪt/

verb (used with object), crenelated, crenelating.
1.
to furnish with or battlements.
adjective
2.
.
/ˈkrɛnɪˌleɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to supply with battlements
2.
to form square indentations in (a moulding, etc)
v.

early 14c., from French créneler, from crénelé (12c.); see crenel. Sometimes also crenellate; the double -l- seems to be from a presumed Latin *crenella as a diminutive of crena. Related: Crenelated (1823), also crenellated; crenellation (1849). Earlier formes of the past participle adjective included carneled.

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