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Definitions of Machicolated:

part of speech: adjective

In anc. fortifications, having pierced parapets or galleries projecting from the faces of the walls, from which pitch and offensive missiles might be thrown upon the besiegers below.

part of speech: adjective

Having machicolations.

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