castle castle  /ˈkæ səl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large and stately mansion
  2. (n) a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  3. (n) (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  4. (n) interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
  5. (v) move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

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Usage(s):

  1. When Potter Palmer built his house on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive in 1882, it had all the appurtenances of a princely European castle except the princes.
  2. What the Bauchners wound up with was an 18th century stone castle and 22 acres of forest.

News

  1. 'Castle' Season 6 preview: Will Beckett say yes or no? Even Nathan Fillion has no answer

    "Castle" Season 5 ended on a major cliffhanger: Rick Castle asked Kate Beckett to marry him, just as she was about to take a new job in a new city.Naturally, the audience didn't get an answer. TV shows never answer proposals in the season finales. Those are saved for the next season's premiere or possibly Fall sweeps. But does anybody know what Beckett (Stana Katic) is going to answer?The answer ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  2. New Castle County police unveils Delaware's first prescription drug disposal box

    New Castle County Police unveiled a 24-hour prescription drug disposal box Monday, the first of its kind offered by any police agency in the state.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The News Journal

  3. New Castle Names New Senior Management Team for Westport Inn

    Officials of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and developer, today named Paul Boyle general manager and Annette Martinez director of sales and marketing of the 117-room Westport Inn in Westport, Conn.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I've always said that making a film is like making a sand castle at the beach," Altman said, after receiving a standing ovation from the crowd, "You invite your friends and you get them down there, and you say you build this beautiful...
    on Mar 5, 2006 By: Robert Altman Source: Indie Wire

  2. "It's amazing, it's like a dream come true. I can't even believe the grounds and this castle. It's extraordinary," Alba told The Associated Press.
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Jessica Alba Source: International Herald Tribune

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