Definitions: Machicelation
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Author:  pud [ Sat Jan 06, 2007 8:45 pm ]
Post subject:  Definitions: Machicelation

This is a structure that is found projecting from a high work or tower and it is usually protected by a stone parapet in which there are openings in order to drop materials, especially combustible materials, onto the advancing enemy. Very few fortifications in Canada have such structures. A good example for your thought process is that some Martello Towers are equipped with these.

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