Definition of castellations noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌkæstəˈleɪʃnz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæstəˈleɪʃnz//
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the top edge of a castle wall, that has regular spaces along it Word Origin early 19th cent.: based on medieval Latin castellare ‘to build castles’, from castellum, diminutive of castrum ‘fort’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: castellations