Meaning of 'castle'

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Meaning of ‘castle’

5 definitions found.



interchanging the positions of the king and a rook

Synonyms: castling


a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack


the piece in chess that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

Example: "They took my castle in the third move of our game."

Synonyms: rook


a large and stately mansion

Synonyms: palace


to move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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