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1 Ornamental parapet, especially a battlement.

2 Decorative Gothic cress on top of a cornice, parapet, screen, etc., generally of openwork consisting of stylized foliate and floral enrichment, often the Tudor flower.

brattishing Also known as cresting. (a) Typical Perp. type. (b) Tudor-flower type (early C16) (from Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster).

Subjects: Architecture.


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