Walkway along the top of a parapeted wall or a wall with battlements. Also a term for the gutter or drain along a battlement or parapet wall.
This term might also be spelled 'alure.'
Related term(s): Alure; Parapet; Battlement; Rampart; Parados; Castle
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Last modified: 08.02.05
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 19.