castle (plural castles)
- A large building that is fortified and contains many defences; in previous ages often inhabited by a nobleman or king.
- A chess piece shaped like a castle tower which is also called a rook.
- A close helmet.
- 1786, The castle was perhaps a figurative name for a close headpiece deduced from it"s enclosing and defending the head, as a castle did the whole body; or a corruption from the Old French word Casquetel, a small or light helmet. â€” Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 12.
6 letters in word "castle": A C E L S T.
Anagrams of castle:
Words found within castle:
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