Battlement

Battlement

Retaining wall.

When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a BATTLEMENT for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence. ( Deuteronomy 22:8 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

Bibliography Information

"Entry for 'Battlement'". A King James Dictionary.