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bartizan

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Noun
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bar=ti=zan

CIDE DICTIONARY

bartizann. [Cf. Brettice.].
     A small, overhanging structure for lookout or defense, usually projecting at an angle of a building or near an entrance gateway.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bartizan, n. Archit. a battlemented parapet or an overhanging corner turret at the top of a castle or church tower.

Derivative
bartizaned adj.
Etymology
var. of bertisene, erron. spelling of bratticing: see BRATTICE

THESAURUS

bartizan

abatis, advanced work, balistraria, bank, banquette, barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barricade, barrier, bastion, battlement, breastwork, bulwark, casemate, cheval-de-frise, circumvallation, contravallation, counterscarp, curtain, demibastion, dike, drawbridge, earthwork, enclosure, entanglement, escarp, escarpment, fence, fieldwork, fortalice, fortification, glacis, loophole, lunette, machicolation, mantelet, merlon, mound, outwork, palisade, parados, parapet, portcullis, postern gate, rampart, ravelin, redan, redoubt, sally port, scarp, sconce, stockade, tenaille, vallation, vallum, work

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