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castles, plural;
  1. Make a special move (no more than once in a game by each player) in which the king is transferred from its original square two squares along the back rank toward the corner square of a rook, which is then transferred to the square passed over by the king

  2. Move (the king) in this way

  1. A large building or group of buildings fortified against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat

  2. A magnificent and imposing mansion, esp. one that is the home or former home of a member of the nobility
    • - Castle Howard

  1. move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
  2. palace: a large and stately mansion
  3. a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  4. (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  5. interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
  6. (castled) embattled: having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; "a crenelated molding"
  7. A castle (from Latin castellum) is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages. Scholars debate the scope of the word castle, but usually consider it to be the private fortified residence of a lord or noble. ...
  8. Castle is Sherman Chung's second album, released by EEG Emperor Entertainment Group in 2008.
  9. Castle is a Caldecott Honor award-winning book by David Macaulay published in 1978.
  10. Castle is a card game designed by Bruno Faidutti and Serge Laget. Each player begins the game with a hand of cards and their own personal deck of cards from which they draw new ones (the number of cards in hand and deck depend upon the number of players in the game). ...
  11. As Chuck is a comedy series with strong ties to both geek and tech-culture, and also part of the "spy" genre, some emphasis is placed on technology within the show. ...
  12. Castle (formerly known as Castle Acoustics) is a British manufacturer of hi-fi loudspeakers.
  13. Castle is the second book in Garth Nix's The Seventh Tower series, published in 2000 by Scholastic. The cover design and art are by Madalina Stefan and Steve Rawlings respectively.
  14. Operation Castle was a United States series of high-energy (high-yield) nuclear tests by Joint Task Force SEVEN (JTF-7) at Bikini Atoll beginning in March 1954. It followed Operation Upshot-Knothole and preceded Operation Teapot.
  15. 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; To perform the move of castling; To bowl a batsman with a full-length ball or yorker ...
  16. (Castles) A affectionate term for many of the Post Office's 'High Value' stamps depicting Carrickfergus, Caernarvon, Edinburgh and Windsor Castles. The first set was issued in 1955 with 2/6d, 5/-, 10/- and £ values. The last set to be issued in 1992 consisted of £1, £1.50, £2, £5 denominations.
  17. To dream of being in a castle, you will be possessed of sufficient wealth to make life as you wish. You have prospects of being a great traveler, enjoying contact with people of many nations. ...
  18. A defensive residence of a lord, distinguished from other fortifications in the dual role as residence and fort. ...
  19. shown in heraldry as two towers at either end of a wall, the latter embattled and with a gateway
  20. Castles and fortresses, like all buildings, should be seen as the zone of the dreamer's psychic life.They are also mother symbols, representing the sheltering and protective aspects of motherhood.
  21. during medieval times, a fortified dwelling.  See also ADULTERINE CASTLE.
  22. slang designation for the monolithic U.S. Naval prison at Portsmouth NH, so called by its resemblance, although Kafkaesque influences may pertain; compare HOT HOUSE, see BRIG, CROSSBAR HOTEL, DEADLOCK, CHL, STOCKADE, DEADLINE, CLUB FED. ...
  23. A special king's move designed to help get the king out of the center of the board quickly.
  24. (verb) To make the special compound move of king and rook.
  25. forecastle; the upper deck of a sailing ship, forward of the foremast.