Crenelation

Cren`el*a"tion

(-?"sh?n), n. The act of crenelating, or the state of being crenelated; an indentation or an embrasure.
[Written also crenellation.]

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Cre*nelle"

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Cre*nel"

} (kr?-n?l"), n. [OF. crenel, F. crneau, LL. crenellus, kernellus, dim. (prob.) fr. L. crena notch. See Crenny.] 1. An embrasure or indentation in a battlement; a loophole in a fortress; an indentation; a notch. See Merlon, and Illust. of Battlement.
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2. (Bot.) Same as Crenature.
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