American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Castellated.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furnished with a castle or castles.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of castle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a castle or castles; supporting a castle.
- adj. Fortified; turreted.
- adj. having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
“Kamsky has been playing non-critical continuations the whole tournament, but here too they "castled".”
“Mr. Evans, who moved to the small town of Marathon in 1988, captures the profound West Texas emptiness, where endless horizons are broken only by isolated escarpments such as the Chisos Mountains, which the writer and environmentalist Edward Abbey called 'a castled fortification of Wagnerian gods.”
“Then, with the last ball of the opening session, Rahul Dravid was castled by a beauty of a bail‑trimmer from Bresnan that sneaked past the outside of his barn-door bat.”
“The first ball of the afternoon session was a perfect, snappy late inswinger, seam-perfect, that castled Steve Smith.”
“ But most of the storefronts were castled behind steel gates.”
“Now I know not whether Shoaib is the fastest ever (and this is not a forum for that chestnut) although I reckon that when on the rampage, before he let the ball go, he would have overtaken in his run-up anything bowled by Paul Collingwood, and know that the fastest single delivery I ever saw castled the New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming in the semi-final of the 1999 World Cup.”
“Zhenya toyed with him, letting him almost win, but it was impossible to lose to a man who consistently brought out his queen too soon and castled too late.”
“Whatever the reason, he received swift dividend on that decision and the one to play Chris Tremlett ahead of Tim Bresnan, when Mr. Tremlett's sixth ball, the twelfth of the match, castled Hughes.”
“Mr. North pushed forward with his pad on the line of the ball and paid the penalty, further illustration this of how the DRS helps finger-spinners; Mr. Doherty ' s nightmarish experience of Test cricket ended when he was castled by a straight ball, while Peter Siddle was bowled between bat and pad.”
“When, 25 runs later, he castled Peter Siddle with a similar ball, to ensure that his name would be on the honours board for posterity, he knelt down on one knee in the middle of the pitch, head bowed, as if about to be knighted.”
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