EtymologyScottish form of bratticing.
A bartizan or guerite is an overhanging, wall-mounted turret projecting from the walls of medieval fortifications from the early 14th century up to the 16th century. They protect a warder and enable him to see around him. Bartizans generally are furnished with oylets or arrow slits.
bartizan in German: Scharwachtturm
bartizan in Spanish: Garita
bartizan in French: Échauguette
bartizan in Dutch: Erkertoren
bartizan in Portuguese: Guarita
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