merlon definition

  • noun:
    • an excellent part between two crenels in a battlement or crenelated wall surface.
    • Any of the forecasts amongst the embrasures of a battlement
    • one of many solid parts of a battlemented parapet; a battlement. See Illust. of battlement.
    • In fortification, the ordinary member of masonry or other product which separates two crenelles or embrasures; a cop. See battlement.
    • a solid part between two crenels in a crenelated battlement

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