Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as castle-guard.

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Examples

  • If the inhabitant of any province of France, whose whole estate consists of a quarter part of a little decayed castle-ward, goes to Paris, makes something of a fortune, or carries the air of having made one, he is styled in the deeds and legal instruments in which he is concerned “high and mighty seigneur, marquis and count,” and his son will be denominated by his notary

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • So, bright and early Christmas morning a carton of Omar cigarettes, containing some 200 rounds, together with appropriate Christmas greetings, in the possession of a trusty courier, were headed castle-ward, while Captain Dixon waited impatiently for further developments -- waited in vain.

    History of the 113th Field Artillery 30th Division

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