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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

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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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Well, look at those hills which surround the main one where the site for the Castle was wisely chosen--on the highest ground.
Though it is so close to the Castle, it is not connected with it.
This, however, he would not by any means consent to, so he remained all the evening with his helmet on, the drollest and oddest figure that can be imagined; and while they were removing his armour, taking the baggages who were about it for ladies of high degree belonging to the castle, he said to them with great sprightliness:
While this was going on there came up to the inn a sowgelder, who, as he approached, sounded his reed pipe four or five times, and thereby completely convinced Don Quixote that he was in some famous castle, and that they were regaling him with music, and that the stockfish was trout, the bread the whitest, the wenches ladies, and the landlord the castellan of the castle; and consequently he held that his enterprise and sally had been to some purpose.
uf, who will not lend us the use of his castle for nothing.
uf's castle raise their grey and moss-grown battlements, glimmering in the morning sun above the wood by which they were surrounded, than he instantly augured more truly concerning the cause of his misfortune.
He loves neither King nor baron," spoke Mary de Stutevill, "and I rather lean to the thought that he will serve neither, but rather plunder the castles of both rebel and royalist whilst their masters be absent at war.
Behind him, as he rode down the steep declivity that day, loomed a very different Torn from that which he had approached sixteen years before, when, as a little boy he had ridden through the darkening shadows of the night, perched upon a great horse behind the little old woman, whose metamorphosis to the little grim, gray, old man of Torn their advent to the castle had marked.
One day they went to walk in the wood, that they might be alone; and Jorindel said, 'We must take care that we don't go too near to the fairy's castle.
But you would have to say good-bye to all your own people and come and be my constant companion in this ruined castle.
The general level of the massed roofs is gracefully broken and relieved by the dominating towers of the ruined castle and the tall spires of a couple of churches; so, from a distance Dilsberg has rather more the look of a king's crown than a cap.
The window at which he stood was in the second floor of that portion of the castle which was nearest to the keep.
As to that, I know not if they be yet on live, sith it is many years that I have lain shut up in the castle.
The Winkies lifted him tenderly in their arms, and carried him back to the Yellow Castle again, Dorothy shedding a few tears by the way at the sad plight of her old friend, and the Lion looking sober and sorry.
Hasting to open wide his castle gates he went forth to meet the King and fell on one knee and kissed his stirrup.