verb transitiveWord forms: maˈchicoˌlated or maˈchicoˌlating
to put machicolations in (a parapet, etc.)
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Word origin of 'machicolate'< ML machicolatus, pp. of machicolare < MFr machicoler < *machicol, machicolation < Prov machacol < macar, to crush, beat (< VL *maccare, to crush) + col, neck: from use of machicolations for dropping stones, etc.