Definition of Machicolated. Meaning of Machicolated. Synonyms of Machicolated

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Definition of Machicolated

Machicolated
Machicolated Ma*chic"o*la`ted, a. [LL. machicolatus, p. p. of machicolare, machicollare. See Machicolation.] Having machicolations. ``Machicolated turrets.' --C. Kingsley.

Meaning of Machicolated from wikipedia

- machecollum, probably from Old French machier 'crush', 'wound' and col 'neck'. Machicolate is only recorded in the 18th century in English, but a verb machicollāre...
- In France, the keep at Vincennes began a fashion for tall, heavily machicolated designs, a trend adopted in Spain most prominently through the Valladolid...
- archivolts Tall first floor windows suggesting a piano nobile Belvedere or machicolated signorial towers Cupolas Quoins Loggias Balustrades concealing the roof-scape...
- seventy-two metres) and enclosed by a 2.6-metre thick crenellated and machicolated curtain wall. The entire structure was surrounded by a water-filled moat...
- merlins over the gateways and at certain places along the wall, are machicolated; while semi-circular bastions surmounted by towers, occur at each flanking...
- Saint-Georges; its river front is composed of two large crenelated and machicolated towers, connected by a pavilion, and the ancient hospital of Saint-Jacques...
- inspired by French models (for example Bricquebec). Both towers are machicolated and Caesar's Tower features a unique double parapet. The two towers are...
- in existence. The walls are of great strength and are surmounted by machicolated battlements flanked at intervals by 39 m****ive towers and pierced by...
- with rib vaulted ceilings. The large roof terrace was surrounded by a machicolated battlement. The floors were connected by a stone staircase built into...
- ladder to a door about 10 feet (3.0 m) from the base above which was a machicolated (slotted) platform which allowed for downward fire on attackers. The...
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