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Definition 1: interchanging the positions of the king and a rook - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for castle in the sense of this definition

(castle is a kind of ...) the act of moving a chess piece

Definition 2: a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack - [noun denoting artifact]

(castle is a kind of ...) defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it

(... is an instance of castle) a castle in northeastern Scotland that is a private residence of the British sovereign

(castle is a part of ...) the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

(castle is a part of ...) a small tower extending above a building

Definition 3: (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for castle in the sense of this definition

(castle is a kind of ...) any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess

(castle belongs to category ...) a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king

Definition 4: a large and stately mansion - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for castle in the sense of this definition

(castle is a kind of ...) a large and imposing house

(... is an instance of castle) the London residence of the British sovereign

(castle is a part of ...) the principal hall in a castle or mansion; can be used for dining or entertainment

Definition 5: move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king - [verb of competition]

(castle is a kind of ...) have a turn; make one's move in a game

"Can I go now?"

(castle belongs to category ...) a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king

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