Definition of castellated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkas(t)əˌlādəd/


1Having battlements: a castellated tower
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  • Its walls stand five-foot thick, the building is three storeys high with small castellated towers sticking out at the tops of each corner of the building.
  • The castellated gatehouse of Kepwick Hall gives an estate flavour, and there's a car park near the arts and crafts-influenced church.
  • The round, castellated tower was an integral part of architect Thomas Hopper's grand design for the castle.
1.1(Of a nut or other mechanical part) having grooves or slots on its upper face.
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  • Lastly, multiple foreign objects were found throughout the wing: line caps, castellated nuts, washers, and cotter pins.


Late 17th century: from medieval Latin castellatus, from Latin castellum (see castle).

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Syllabification: cas·tel·lat·ed

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