Machicoulis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Machicoulis (Mil. Arch) Same as Machicolation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n machicoulis Same as machicolation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. m√Ęchicoulis,

Usage

In literature:

He glanced up, and saw the driver eyeing him through the machicoulis of glass.
"The Truth About Tristrem Varick" by Edgar Saltus
The machicoulis and alurs of a later date were imitations in stone of the wooden bretasche.
"British Castles" by Charles H. Ashdown
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