What does the word battlement mean?

Usage examples for battlement

  1. When he reached the entrance to the Daily News office he was followed by a motley crowd of noisy urchins whom he dismissed with a grimace and the cabalistic gesture with which Nicholas Koorn perplexed and repulsed Antony Van Corlear from the battlement of the fortress of Rensellaerstein. – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  2. I thought it was the beautiful lady who was with you the first time you saw the battlement garden at Beaucaire, who ruined your life? – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  3. And the two warriors, side by side, marched over the bridge, in the starlight, and both by common consent, halted silently, and wheeled up to the battlement; and Puddock puffed a complacent little sigh up the river toward Belmont; and Cluffe was a good deal interested in the subject of his contemplation, and in fact, the more he thought of it, the better he liked it. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu