- merleau-ponty, maurice,
- mermaid tavern,
- mermaid weed,
- mermaid's purse
Origin of merlon
Examples from the Web for merlon
The same is also found in Italian battlements, where the merlon is of much greater height and is capped in a peculiar fashion.
Then, making one end fast to a merlon, he slid down after her.The Devil in Iron|Robert E. Howard
Simon pulled on one end of the rope, and it snaked around the merlon and came rippling down to him.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
Friar Jerome, armed with an enormous mace, mounted on a merlon, felled all who came within his reach.Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc
Word Origin for merlon
"solid part of a battlement," 1704, from French merlon (17c.), from Italian merlone, augmentative of merlo "battlement," perhaps a contraction of mergola, diminutive of Latin mergae "two-pronged pitchfork."