• A small, overhanging turret on a wall or tower.
  • In <em>architecture</em>, a small overhanging turret, pierced with loopholes or embrasures, or with both, and projecting generally from an angle at the top of a tower, or from the parapet of a building or medieval fortification-wall.
  • A small, overhanging structure for lookout or defense, usually projecting at an angle of a building or near an entrance gateway.
  • Alternative form of <xref>bartisan</xref>.
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