bartizan[bär′tə zən, bär′tə zan′]
bartizan definition by Webster's New World
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a small, overhanging turret on a tower or battlement, originally for defense or as a lookout
Origin: revived by Sir Walter Scott from a Scottish form altered ; from Middle English bretasce, brattice
bartizan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small, overhanging turret on a wall or tower.
Origin: Alteration of bratticing, timberwork, from brattice.
- barˈti·zaned adjective