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English noun: castle

1. castle (artifact) a large and stately mansion


Synonymspalace


Broader (hypernym)hall, manse, mansion, mansion house, residence


Instance hyponymBuckingham Palace


Part holonymgreat hall

2. castle (artifact) a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack


Broader (hypernym)fortification, munition


Instance hyponymBalmoral Castle


Part holonymdonjon, dungeon, keep, turret

3. castle (artifact) (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard


Synonymsrook


Broader (hypernym)chess piece, chessman


Domain categorychess, chess game

4. castle (act) interchanging the positions of the king and a rook


Synonymscastling


Broader (hypernym)chess move


English verb: castle

1. castle (competition) move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, move


Domain categorychess, chess game









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