/ (ˈkrɛnɪˌleɪt) /
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to supply with battlements
to form square indentations in (a moulding, etc)
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Derived forms of crenellatecrenellation or US crenelation, noun
Word Origin for crenellate
C19: from Old French creneler, from crenel
Words nearby crenellate
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How to use crenellate in a sentence
A licence to crenellate mansum infra manerium suum was granted by Edward II.A Pair of Blue Eyes|Thomas Hardy
In medieval times no one could “crenellate” a building without special licence from his supreme lord.