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castle

cas·tle

castle

 
pronunciation:
kae sl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large, strong building where a noble lived with his family and servants. Many castles were built long ago to defend the people inside against attacks.
 
similar words:
manor, mansion, palace
definition 2: one of two game pieces in chess that may be moved forward, backward, or sideways over any squares not blocked; rook.
 
synonyms:
rook
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