- Synonym of the verb 'machicolate', i.e. to add or create machicolations. [< OldFr. machecoller]
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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Machicolation — An opening between the corbels which support a projecting parapet, or in the vault of a portal, through which molten lead, hot oil, stones, etc. could be dropped on attackers below. This is an 18c word formed from Machecole … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
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