- n a large and stately mansion
- n a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
- n (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
- n interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
- v move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
- 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.
- A 17th Century castle had become, last week, a 20th Century shrine.
- Past grazing cows, past a dried-up moat and ivied ruins, a curious procession trudged up the hill to the "haunted" castle of Tiffauges on the old Brittany frontier.
News & Articles
- 'Castle' Season 6 preview: Will Beckett say yes or no? Even Nathan Fillion has no answer
CastleSeason 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 ...
June 12, 2013 - Zap2It
- 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.
June 11, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
- 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.
June 11, 2013 - The News Journal
- Robert Altman in Indie Wire
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...
- Jessica Alba in International Herald Tribune
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.