While the ghost of default stalks the battlements, he dithers and spouts soliloquies.
When they reached the summit, Yuza placed him on the battlements.
The gates were closed, and not a man was to be seen on the battlements.
He sat for hours upon the battlements watching for the first stragglers of the retreat.
Earl Hugh's turreted tower also rises boldly from the battlements.
Ayesha, mounted on a camel, advanced to the walls and harangued those assembled on the battlements.
To this they set fire, just as Odin flew over the battlements.
It is a noble structure, having ten sides, and a staircase of three hundred steps to the battlements.
The top rises in a cone, or pyramid of stone, encompassed by battlements.
The besieged, meanwhile, from the battlements, hurled down missiles of every description on the heads of the assailants.
early 14c., from Old French bataillement, earlier bastillement "fortification," from bastillier "to fortify, to equip with battlements," from bastille "fortress, tower" (see bastion). The raised parts are cops or merlons; the indentations are embrasures or crenelles.
a parapet wall or balustrade surrounding the flat roofs of the houses, required to be built by a special law (Deut. 22:8). In Jer. 5:10, it denotes the parapet of a city wall.