Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Castellated.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of castle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a castle or castles; supporting a castle.
  • adj. Fortified; turreted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with a castle or castles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

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Examples

  • Kamsky has been playing non-critical continuations the whole tournament, but here too they "castled".

    The Chess Mind

  • 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.'

    Photo-Op: Big Bender

  • 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.

    India 224, England 84-0 | Third Test day one match report

  • The first ball of the afternoon session was a perfect, snappy late inswinger, seam-perfect, that castled Steve Smith.

    Mohammad Aamer leads the way but Pakistan must play at home

  •   But most of the storefronts were castled behind steel gates.

    Ibby's Falafel

  • 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.

    Shaun Tait is certainly very fast, but 100mph?

  • 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.

    Three Stations : An Arkady Renko Novel

  • 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.

    England Dominate on Day One

  • 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.

    Ruthless England Claims Victory

  • 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.

    Flintoff Brings Australia to Its Knees

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