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2 definitions found
 for Merlon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Merlon \Mer"lon\, n. [F., perh. fr. L. moerus, for murus a wall,
     through (assumed) dim. moerulus.] (Fort.)
     One of the solid parts of a battlemented parapet; a
     battlement. See Illust. of Battlement.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated

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