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  • Also see machicolation.

    August 11, 2015

  • Or the inflated bladders of badgers, filled with suet in a delicious red wine reduction.

    January 7, 2009

  • Or pigs.

    October 11, 2008

  • "Openings in the roofs of passageways through which missiles and liquids could be dropped onto attackers." Also meurtriere, meutiers.

    August 25, 2008

  • "A murder-hole is a hole in the ceiling of a gateway or passageway in a fortification through which the defenders can fire, throw or pour dangerous or noxious substances at attackers. .."
    A word from adoarn's interesting Fortifications list.

    November 3, 2007