a wheel having on its circumference molds for receiving molten metal.
a fortified, usually walled residence, as of a prince or noble in feudal times. the chief and strongest part of the fortifications of a medieval city. a strongly fortified, permanently garrisoned stronghold. a large and stately residence, especially one, with high walls and towers, that imitates the form of a medieval castle. any place providing […]
a fanciful or impractical notion or hope; daydream. Historical Examples Often while the lamp burnt low, and a horse-bell jangled sadly, they laughed together in a castle-in-the-air. To Tell You the Truth Leonard Merrick noun a hope or desire unlikely to be realized; daydream
- Castle howard
noun a mansion near York in Yorkshire: designed in 1700 by Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor; the grounds include the Temple of the Four Winds and a mausoleum Historical Examples Vanbrugh went to Blenheim with his lady, in a company from castle howard, another magnificent monument of his singular genius. Curiosities of Literature, Vol. […]
castellated nut. noun a hexagonal nut with six slots in the head, two of which take a locking pin to hold it firmly in position