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a small overhanging turret on a wall or tower.
Historical Examples

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.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood

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


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