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Definition of Castle


  1. A fortified residence, especially that of a prince or nobleman; a fortress.
  2. Any strong, imposing, and stately mansion.
  3. A small tower, as on a ship, or an elephant's back.
  4. A piece, made to represent a castle, used in the game of chess; a rook.
  5. To move the castle to the square next to king, and then the king around the castle to the square next beyond it, for the purpose of covering the king.

Castle Quotations

A man's home is his wife's castle.
Alexander Chase

A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.
Jerome Lawrence

Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others.
David Soul
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Castle Translations

castle in Afrikaans is kasteel, toring
castle in Dutch is slot, plecht, kasteel, burcht
castle in Finnish is torni
castle in Italian is torre, castello
castle in Norwegian is slott
castle in Portuguese is castelo, torre
castle in Spanish is castillo, torre
castle in Swedish is slott, slott, borg, borg
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