Definition of Bartisan

1. Noun. (architecture) A parapet with battlements projecting from the top of a tower in a castle or church. ¹



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Definition of Bartisan

1. bartizan [n -S] - See also: bartizan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bartisan

bartenders
bartending
bartends
barter
barter away
bartered
barterer
barterers
bartering
barters
bartery
barth
barths
bartisan (current term)
bartisans
bartizan
bartizans
bartlett
bartlett pear
barton
barton fracture
bartonella
bartonella henselae
bartonella infections
bartonella quintana
bartonellaceae
bartonellaceae infections
bartonellosis

Literary usage of Bartisan

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1. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"... where they form acute angles Bars, straight pieces of timber or metal that run across from one part of a machine to another bartisan, in architecture, ..."

2. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch, John Alexander Henderson (1903)
"In its pristine state it formed a large, spacious building, with a square tower surmounted by a bartisan, having a curiously cut balustrade, ..."

3. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott (1908)
"As she spoke, she threw open the latticed window which led to the bartisan, and in an instant after, stood on the very verge of the parapet, ..."

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