The act of crenellating; adding a top row that looks like the top of a medieval castle.
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Origin of Crenellation
Ultimately from Latin crenella as a diminutive of crena (literally “a notch or serration”). The word also appears in Old French as cren (“a notch”) or crener (“to notch”). The word shares its origins with the common English word cranny, similarly meaning “a small opening, as in a wall or rock face; a crevice”.
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