moat

Part of speech: verb

To surround with a moat.

Part of speech: noun

A ditch on the outside of a fortress wall.

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Usage examples "moat":

  1. Then Cedric broke away from me and plunged into the moat. - "Cedric, the Forester", Bernard Gay Marshall.
  2. What harm, then, could a man do in the moat? - "The Prisoner of Zenda", Anthony Hope.
  3. They've windows on the little court inside, and windows outside, on the moat. - "The Brightener", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.