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Meaning of MERLON

Pronunciation:  'murlun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement
 

MERLON is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: battlement, bulwark, crenelation, crenellation, rampart, wall

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mer"lon\, n. [F., perh. fr. L. moerus, for murus a wall,
through (assumed) dim. moerulus.] (Fort.)
One of the solid parts of a battlemented parapet; a
battlement. See Illust. of {Battlement}.

 

 

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