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  •   A glance out of an arrow slit showed that while we had been going up, the portcullis had been coming down!

    Lord Conrads Crusade


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  • Also called arrow loops.

    August 24, 2008

  • Aren't those archer ents? Totally different beast. ;-)

    November 8, 2007

  • Hang on a minute. Isn't an arrow slit really just a narrow slit?

    November 8, 2007

  • Are you sure, uselessness? All of the archerents I'm familiar with live in Fangorn forest with their cousins, the overduerents (an overachieving group, unpopular with landlords).

    November 8, 2007

  • I believe the word you're looking for is archerent.

    November 8, 2007

  • The closest I can find is oillet.

    November 8, 2007

  • There could be, yarb. I don't know though! Maybe sionnach will tell us.

    (Is there any word you don't know, Batman?)

    November 8, 2007

  • Isn't there a you know, proper word for this?

    November 8, 2007

  • A long, thin opening in a castle wall through which archers could aim their weapons.

    November 4, 2007