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Definition of Machicolated
MachicolatedMachicolated Ma*chic"o*la`ted, a. [LL. machicolatus, p. p. of
machicolare, machicollare. See Machicolation.]
Having machicolations. ``Machicolated turrets.' --C.
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
for tall, heavily machicolated
designs, a trend adopted
most prominently through
Tall first floor windows suggesting
a piano nobile Belvedere
or machicolated signorial towers Cupolas Quoins Loggias Balustrades concealing
- seventy-two metres) and enclosed
by a 2.6-metre thick crenellated
and machicolated curtain
wall. The entire structure
by a water-filled moat...
over the gateways
and at certain places along
the wall, are machicolated
semi-circular bastions surmounted
by towers, occur
at each flanking...
- Saint-Georges; its river front
of two large crenelated
by a pavilion, and the ancient hospital
by French models
Bricquebec). Both towers
and Caesar's Tower features
a unique double
parapet. The two towers
- in existence. The walls
are of great strength
and are surmounted
by machicolated battlements flanked
by 39 m****ive towers
- with rib vaulted
ceilings. The large
by a machicolated
battlement. The floors
by a stone staircase built
to a door about
10 feet (3.0 m) from the base above which
was a machicolated
(slotted) platform which allowed
fire on attackers. The...
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