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What is a Battlement?
     Deut 22:8. A wall, parapet, or other structure around the flat roofs of Eastern houses, designed as a partition from an adjoining building or to prevent persons from falling off. The law required a battlement to be built upon every house. It is sometimes used in a more extensive sense to denote the fortifications of a city. Jer 5:10. A traveller says that at Aleppo, where the houses join each other, the battlements are so low that he could walk over the tops of a dozen houses without interruption. See Dwelling.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'battlement' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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