Castellation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Castellation The act of making into a castle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n castellation The state of being castellated.
    • n castellation The act of fortifying a house and rendering it a castle, or of giving it the appearance of a castle by providing it with battlements, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. castellation, fr. castellare, fr. L. castellum,. See Castle

Usage

In literature:

The Mount is really a pyramidical mass of granite, a mile in circumference, capped by a cluster of castellated buildings.
"The Cornish Riviera" by Sidney Heath
The present large castellated residence was produced by making extensive additions to the original villa.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) - America - I" by Various
There's a castell biggit with lime and stane; O gin it stands not pleasantlie!
"Ballads of Robin Hood and other Outlaws" by Frank Sidgwick
The sugar-loaf hills, with their castellated escarpments, go marching by with stately sweep.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
Austrian aeroplanes shelled Castel Tesino, Capedaletto, Montebelluna, and the stations at Carnia and Gemona.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
The beauty of the avenue of ilex trees through which we flew from Castel Gandolfo to Lago di Nemi surpasses description.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
Segna belonged to the Counts Frangipani, whose eyrie was fixed at Castel Muschio on the island of Veglia.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
The Commissary of Police of Castel-le-Gachis was a large red Commissary, pimpled, and subject to a strong cutaneous transpiration.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Their enemies were already reported to be so near the city as Castel-Sarrasin.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
Ardverikie is a castellated building.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
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In poetry:

Scho rowd hir mantil hir about,
And sair, sair gan she weip,
And she ran into the Jewis castel,
Quhan they were all asleip.
"The Jew's Daughter" by Anonymous British
He's doen him to the Jew's castell
And walkd it round about;
And there he saw the Jew's daughter,
At the window looking out.
"Sir Hugh; Or The Jew's Daughter" by Andrew Lang
She's doen her to the Jew's castell,
Where a' were fast asleep:
"Gin ye be there, my sweet Sir Hugh,
I pray you to me speak."
"Sir Hugh; Or The Jew's Daughter" by Andrew Lang
"I would set that castell in a low,
And sloken it with English blood;
There's nevir a man in Cumberland
Should ken where Carlisle castell stood.
"Kinmont Willie" by Andrew Lang
"O were there war between the lands,
As well I wot that there is none,
I would slight Carlisle castell high,
Tho it were builded of marble stone.
"Kinmont Willie" by Andrew Lang
And when we left the Staneshaw-bank,
The wind began full loud to blaw;
But 'twas wind and weet, and fire and sleet,
When we came beneath the castell-wa.
"Kinmont Willie" by Andrew Lang

In news:

More than 1,000 pilgrims from Bavaria —the majority of them members of choirs, bands and dance troupes—joined the pope and his brother Aug 3 in the courtyard of the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo.
Political Theory Drama Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin Starring: Yves Montand, Jane Fonda, Vittorio Caprioli, Elizabeth Chauvin, Castel Casti.
In this podcast interview, Donald Castell, MD, director of the esophageal disorders program at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses topics related to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) including symptoms.
She retired from Faber-Castell after 29 years.
(FORTUNE Magazine) – Manuel Castells is a professor of city and regional planning and sociology at the University of California at Berkeley.
(The following is an excerpt from the Pope's address to President Bush at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, July 23, 2001.
It's a "Graf von Faber-Castell Perfect Pencil.".
She was retired from Faber Castell Corporation after 45 years.
The event was held at the Pope 's summer retreat in Castel Gandolfo.
Architect Piers Taylor's renovation of an old gameskeeper's cottage, complete with a castellated roof and sweeping meadow below, is an exercise in dramatic modernization, one that takes advantage of.
Castell's Salvo range of drive-away prevention products promote safety on automatic and manual loading dock doors.
Castell Salvo Protects Cascades Inopak.
The video is an advertisement for Faber-Castell, a manufacturer of art and writing supplies.
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In science:

Castell, we consider sceneries unbounded to infinity.
Annealed deviations of random walk in random scenery
Castell, Large deviations for Brownian motion in a random scenery, Probab.
Annealed deviations of random walk in random scenery
Castell, A note on random walk in random scenery, preprint (2005).
Annealed deviations of random walk in random scenery
Castell, Moderate deviations for diffusions in a random Gaussian shear flow drift, Ann.
Annealed deviations of random walk in random scenery
Castell, Large deviations for Brownian motion in a random scenery, Probab.
Deviations of a random walk in a random scenery with stretched exponential tails
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