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crenelate

[ kren-l-eyt ]
/ ˈkrɛn lˌeɪt /
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verb (used with object), cren·el·at·ed, cren·el·at·ing.
to furnish with crenels or battlements.
adjective
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Also especially British, cren·el·late .

Origin of crenelate

1815–25; <French crénel(er) to crenelate (see crenel) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM crenelate

cren·el·a·tion; especially British, cren·el·la·tion, noun
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How to use crenelate in a sentence

  • Very pretty towers can be made of white jam-pots with windows and doors and crenellation of gold paper.

    Wings and the Child|E. [Edith] Nesbit
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