Adjective "castellated" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having battlements.
  1. 'Gothic was often combined with castellated forms and merged into the ‘Tudor-Gothic’ of the early 19th century.'
  2. 'Mary Stuart took tea there, but today the tone is set by a comical concrete grain-silo only yards away, much the same colour as the old tower and castellated to match.'
  3. 'An ornamental doocot was built in a corner of the garden, and a castellated tower added a refined pedigree to the old sawmill.'
  4. 'The Folly, overlooking the lovely village of Hambledon, in Hampshire, is Victorian, listed and distinctly odd: a castellated three-storey tower sitting on its own at the bottom of somebody's garden.'
  5. 'The round, castellated tower was an integral part of architect Thomas Hopper's grand design for the castle.'
  6. 'It was Elizabethan in style; walls of grey stone, castellated, well covered in ivy, ornamental trees decorating its lawns.'
  7. 'Its castellated brown walls and four towers stood guard over a dry moat that could be flooded from the cisterns in case of an attack.'
  8. 'I believe that development permitted by the approved plans, that had been erected to half the final height of the wall, would probably have had a castellated profile. These walls have horizontal copings without undulations.'
  9. 'It is a curious construction - a semi-detached castellated mansion.'
  10. 'Lastly, multiple foreign objects were found throughout the wing: line caps, castellated nuts, washers, and cotter pins.'


1. Architecture. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements.

2. having many castles.

More examples(as adjective)

"towers can be castellated."

"portals can be castellated."

"buildings can be castellated."

"walls can be castellated."

"turrets can be castellated."

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Late 17th century: from medieval Latin castellatus, from Latin castellum (see castle).