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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

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

The kitchen really is the castle itself. This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being a family.
Mario Batali

Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can't just ride along. You're learning to steer the ship, navigation; you're pulling lines, keeping a lookout; in the galley you're cooking.
Billy Campbell

Thus the castle of each feudal chieftain became a school of chivalry, into which any noble youth, whose parents were from poverty unable to educate him to the art of war, was readily received.
Horatio Alger

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