bartizan[bär′tə zən, bär′tə zan′]
a small, overhanging turret on a tower or battlement, originally for defense or as a lookout
Origin of bartizanrevived by Sir Walter Scott from a Scottish form altered ; from Middle English bretasce, brattice
A small, overhanging turret on a wall or tower.
Origin of bartizanAlteration of bratticing, timberwork, from brattice.
Fort St. Elmo,
- Alternative form of bartisan.