Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a castle

Etymologies

castle +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The seven-bedroom, five-bathroom house with the castlelike turrets, dramatic bay windows, and alleged ghosts had always been a fascination for the town and when it had suddenly come up for sale two months earlier, the Monroes had snapped it up.

    At Hidden Falls

  • The sprawling, castlelike structure with five circular towers had sat unused for years until developer Daniel McLean bought the landmark building in 2000.

    Manhattan Valley: Good Side of 96th Street

  • Mr. Brown promptly scheduled a 1 p.m. lunch at the Buffalo Chophouse — a swanky steakhouse that does not open its stately, castlelike wooden doors to the public until 4 p.m., but was happy to accommodate the mayor and Mr. Ford.

    Mr. Ford Takes Buffalo

  • Into the face of this cone had been carved a stupendous multilevel castlelike structure.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • The sixty-foot-high building was a giant block of granite capped with castlelike battlements and four octagonal guard towers at its corners.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • We go into an old brick building with round, castlelike turrets.

    Boot Camp

  • She began assembling a gray, plastic castlelike house that looked shockingly like her own.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • One scary fifteenth-century castlelike place was pretty much like another, as far as he was concerned.

    Sent

  • Supposedly, the ax slinger planned to convert the castlelike quarters of the comedy petrie dish into a "combination second home/recording studio."

    So Funny We Forgot To Laugh

  • The “quiet, restrained strength” of the Romanesque, with its rounded arches and castlelike masculinity, and the delicately feminine curves and “vaulting imagination” of the pointed Gothic arch, made “a union nearer the ideal than is often allowed in marriage,” he said.

    The Five of Hearts

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