English dictionary definition of:

castle


Noun

  • interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
  • a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  • (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  • a large and stately mansion

Verb

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

Thesaurus

castling palace rook

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Other ways of spelling the ar sound and learn about the word castle in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 10. Spelling choices for /ar/ sound; ar, a.

View spelling list Words ending in stle and learn about the word castle in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

Scrabble score for castle


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 15:02:14 on 17-10-19

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