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synonyms for battlement

  • balustrade
  • bastion
  • escarpment
  • fortification
  • rampart
  • tower
  • embattlement
See also synonyms for: battlements
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How to use battlement in a sentence

Right at the crown of the battlement stood a figure in armor, and behind the bulwark was the noise of struggle.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The upper portion of the walls was decorated with an ornamental frieze and a battlement bordered with fine moulding.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
The red light of the setting sun fell upon it, magnifying every battlement and tower, and making them all glow with color.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
The chief captain stopped in his stride, drew his cloak about him, rested his thigh on a square battlement, and resigned himself.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Joan leaned against the crumbling battlement, and the words of Conrad were very sweet in her ear.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Minaret and pinnaret, battlement and shuttle-door, it was a perfect drug-store, nobly planned.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
It was lit from base to battlement, and the dark shadows, coming and going against the yellow glare, spoke of the turmoil within.
THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARDARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The battlement-crowned gateway is still one of the architectural marvels of England.
THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROADM. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD
There between octangular towers loopholed and finished battlement style was a covered passage suggestive of Egypt.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
And whom did you ever see building a battlement all around and encircling it with a wall?
A SELECTION FROM THE DISCOURSES OF EPICTETUS WITH THE ENCHEIRIDIONEPICTETUS
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