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 for crenelation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crenelation \Cren`el*a"tion\ (-?"sh?n), n.
     The act of crenelating, or the state of being crenelated; an
     indentation or an embrasure. [Written also crenellation.]
     [1913 Webster] Crenelle

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular
           gaps for firing arrows or guns [syn: battlement,
           crenelation, crenellation]
      2: the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns
         or arrows [syn: crenelation, crenellation]

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