castellated

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin castellum "castle".

Adjective[edit]

castellated

  1. Having turrets or battlements, like a castle.
    • 2004, Colm Toibin, The Master, Picador, paperback edition, page 2
      Finally he walked slowly into a vast Italian space, with towers and castellated roofs, and a sky the colour of dark blue ink, smooth and consistent.
  2. (obsolete) Enclosed within a building.
    a fountain or cistern castellated
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