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Synonyms for castle

Synonyms for castle

a large and stately mansion

a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack

(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

interchanging the positions of the king and a rook


Related Words

move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

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And giant statues of Owain Glyndwr, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Gethin Jenkins and Nessa - which were described as "frighteningly brilliant" by onlookers - were too big to fit through the castle gates.
I loved discovering a forest had sprung up behind the castle gates through which the company, dressed like Aurora, resembled a mirrored maze.
I can never forget the sinister and murderous slogans that were painted on the Castle gates in 1981.
Hundreds of schoolchildren marched from Caernarfon's Maes through the town's famous castle gates to herald the start of the Cipio'r Castell (Capturing the Castle) event.
VANDALISED J Graffiti on castle gates WOOED J Izabella with Whyte at Ibrox and, left, leaving Castle Grant on Monday
Home to a bust of the Scottish king; Barmoor Castle gates.
Tomorrow: Four guided walks of 6 to 13 miles to Marrick, Castle Bolton, Calver Hill, Barningham, cost pounds 5; free Drummer Boy Walk, meet outside Richmond Castle gates 2.
School Gardens, off Castle Street and Castle Gates occupies the the fascinating "bottleneck" entry into the county town, the only way in if the bridges disappeared.
The switching of the ceremony to Windsor Guildhall then triggered the announcement from the Queen that she was not prepared to walk the 184 paces (it has been measured) from the Castle gates to the new venue.
This was a first inkling that the back-inbusiness sign may soon be swinging from the Castle gates after a depressing resumption last weekend when Iris's Gift flopped on his chase debut.
All day dozens of well-wishers gathered outside the castle gates to catch a glimpse of the royal visitors.
Already the moats are being drawn and the castle gates are starting to close.
The couple posed briefly outside the castle gates yesterday and vowed that the predicted bad weather would not spoil their big day.
Moreover, it celebrates padlocking the castle gates against women with the wrong bodies, the wrong pedigree, and the wrong attitude - one that refuses to accept the lockout.
Each day from 4pm until the castle gates close at 6.