A small window or wicket through which the crossbow men shot their quarrels or arrows at an enemy besieging a fortified place.
Related term(s): Crossbow; Arbalest; Quarrel; Arrow; Besiege; Fortification
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 27.