• Castling Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Castle
- (n.) That which is cast or brought forth prematurely; an abortion.
- (n.) A compound move of the king and castle. See Castle, v. i.
• Castle Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A small tower, as on a ship, or an elephants back.
- (n.) Any strong, imposing, and stately mansion.
- (n.) A fortified residence, especially that of a prince or nobleman; a fortress.
- (v. i.) To move the castle to the square next to king, and then the king around the castle to the square next beyond it, for the purpose of covering the king.
- (n.) A piece, made to represent a castle, used in the game of chess; a rook.