EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN adjective . Architecture built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements. having many castles. Origin of castellated
Medieval Latin castellāt(us
-ed 2 Related forms cas·tel·la·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for castellation Historical Examples of castellation
As the picture of it shows very well, the approach was managed beautifully and the effect of
castellation very well secured.
The angles of the
castellation of the various walls shut out the tops of the other hills or mounds on every side. British Dictionary definitions for castellation adjective having turrets and battlements, like a castle having indentations similar to battlements a castellated nut; a castellated filament Derived Forms castellation, noun Word Origin for castellated
C17: from Medieval Latin
castellātus, from castellāre to fortify as a castle
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Word Origin and History for castellation 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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