Part of speech: noun

A fortress; a fortified residence.

Part of speech: noun

Chess. A castle shaped piece; a rook.

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Usage examples "castle":

  1. They would go to her husband's Castle and the others would go too after they had been at their father's. - "The King of Ireland's Son", Padraic Colum.
  2. Who knows whether your son may not take it into his head to search through the whole Castle on his return the day after to- morrow?" - "Under a Charm, Vol. II. (of III) A Novel", E. Werner.
  3. Why, is this place a castle? - "Patty's Social Season", Carolyn Wells.