The wind moaned about the crenelated turrets; sentinels of the Pisans stood everywhere, alert for ambush.
The third and outer wall was a crenelated breastwork on the other side of a fosse, of a width of 60 feet.
Surmounting it is a needle-like spire which rises above the crenelated battlement of its tower in a most fantastic manner.
On the north side are two ranges of crenelated walls and three round towers.
The house was built in the usual Moorish style; with crenelated walls, flanking towers, and dome-shaped roofs.
The crenelated battlements were transformed into mere parapets, the chemins de ronde into terraces and hanging gardens.
Lesser barons lived in semi-fortified manors, many of which had been licensed to be embattled or crenelated.
To knot and make the rope secure around the crenelated apex of the tower was but the work of a moment.
A multitude of domes and crenelated walls grew into immense proportions beneath the boundless light.
Often mists from the Elbe rose mystically to engarland the crenelated castles here and there on the heights.
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.