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synonyms for battlements

  • balustrade
  • bastion
  • escarpment
  • fortification
  • rampart
  • tower
  • embattlement
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Underneath the broad terrace, from which troops could defend the battlements, stood a row of storerooms and go-downs.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The walls of the castle are wonderfully complete, every tower and turret retaining its old-time battlements.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The pleasant green hills gave place to imprisoning mesas, with red sides that looked like battlements.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
He scrambled back to the road and walked onward a little faster, until the battlements of Lagash came in sight.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
They are composed of free-stone, are flanked at regular distances with square towers, and surmounted with battlements.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
They will pull down with their trunks battlements, and uproot trees, standing erect upon their hind feet.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Her attendants openly wept as she proceeded with a dignified step to the frowning battlements of her destination.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Where the battlements had once frowned, now stood sheaves of smiling corn, golden and nodding in the wind and the sun.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
But it is so exciting to imagine that an old, old Baron of Wallersttten might wander around the battlements in his armor.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
The broker held firm, assisted by the battlements of the church.
LEGENDS AND TALESBRET HARTE
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