At the end of an hour the prince ordered all the portcullises raised, so that no one was able to leave the chteau for three days.
Nor was Monk to hesitate any longer about the city gates and portcullises.
It is united in the front by two portcullises, with a rose pendant.
Thereupon follows a horizontal vestibule, closed most securely by four blocks of granite which fell like portcullises.
If the portcullises were drawn up, I would not undertake to get into the town with the full consent of the inhabitants.
The letters are generally united by knots; they sometimes terminate with portcullises and have a pendent rose.
And they have the dusty courtyards, the massive portals, where portcullises still threaten, of Fosdinovo to themselves.
We sat down to dinner in a fine long room, the wainscot of which is rich with gilded coronets, roses, and portcullises.
The southern gate, called Dieulimire, lowered its drawbridge and raised its two portcullises to let him pass.
The western entrance is furnished with two portcullises, and remarkable for the beautifully composed landscape seen through it.