verb[with object] (usually as adjective crenellated) chiefly historical
Provide (a wall of a building) with battlements: the abbey of Quarr had been licensed to crenellate its buildings a crenellated parapet
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- It also required raising the limestone crenellated parapet that runs along the roof battlement.
- To the left of this tower are the walls that surround the basilica itself, as solid and crenellated as a castle keep.
- The glass structure that enclosed them had a crenellated top suggestive of historic armories.
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