Other Word Forms of Battlement
Origin of Battlement
Middle English batelment alteration (influenced by batel battle) of Old French batillement tower, turret from bastille bastille
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French bataillement, earlier bastillement (“fortification”), from bastillier (“to fortify, to equip with battlements”), from bastille (“fortress”) (see bastion).
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