Definitions for "Merlon"
One of the solid parts of a battlemented parapet; a battlement. See Illust. of Battlement.
The upright part of a battlement (crenellated parapet). The solid part between two embrasures or crenels.
Part of a battlement, the square "sawtooth" between crenels. (Gies, Joseph and Francis. Life in a Medieval Castle, 226) Solid part of embattled parapet between embrasures, sometimes pierced with slit. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 413) Related terms: Castle