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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -castle in spain-, *castle in spain*
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castle in spainn. วิมานในอากาศ,การฝันหวาน, Syn. daydream

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castle in spainBob went about building his castle in Spain when he spoke of inheriting his father's wealth.
castle in spainTo believe that an unexpected big fortune will come your way is to build a castle in Spain.

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Castle \Cas"tle\, n. [AS. castel, fr. L. castellum, dim. of
     castrum a fortified place, castle.]
     1. A fortified residence, especially that of a prince or
        nobleman; a fortress.
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              The house of every one is to him castle and
              fortress, as well for his defense againts injury and
              violence, as for his repose.          --Coke.
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              Our castle's strength
              Will laugh a siege to scorn.          --Shak.
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     Note: Originally the medi[ae]val castle was a single strong
           tower or keep, with a palisaded inclosure around it and
           inferior buidings, such as stables and the like, and
           surrounded by a moat; then such a keep or donjon, with
           courtyards or baileys and accessory buildings of
           greater elaboration a great hall and a chapel, all
           surrounded by defensive walls and a moat, with a
           drawbridge, etc. Afterwards the name was retained by
           large dwellings that had formerly been fortresses, or
           by those which replaced ancient fortresses. A Donjon or
           Keep, an irregular building containing the dwelling of
           the lord and his family; B C Large round towers ferming
           part of the donjon and of the exterior; D Square tower,
           separating the two inner courts and forming part of the
           donjon; E Chapel, whose apse forms a half-round tower,
           F, on the exterior walls; G H Round towers on the
           exterior walls; K Postern gate, reached from outside by
           a removable fight of steps or inclined plane for
           hoisting in stores, and leading to a court, L (see
           small digagram) whose pavement is on a level with the
           sill of the postern, but below the level of the larger
           court, with which it communicates by a separately
           fortified gateway; M Turret, containing spiral stairway
           to all the stories of the great tower, B, and serving
           also as a station for signal fire, banner, etc.; N
           Turret with stairway for tower, C; O Echauguettes; P P
           P Battlemants consisting of merlons and crenels
           alternately, the merlons being pierced by loopholes; Q
           Q Machicolations (those at Q defend the postern K); R
           Outwork defending the approach, which is a road
           ascending the hill and passing under all four faces of
           the castle; S S Wall of the outer bailey. The road of
           approach enters the bailey at T and passes thence into
           the castle by the main entrance gateway (which is in
           the wall between, and defended by the towers, C H) and
           over two drawbridges and through fortified passages to
           the inner court.
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     2. Any strong, imposing, and stately mansion.
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     3. A small tower, as on a ship, or an elephant's back.
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     4. A piece, made to represent a castle, used in the game of
        chess; a rook.
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     {Castle in the air}, a visionary project; a baseless scheme;
        an air castle; -- sometimes called a {castle in Spain} (F.
        Ch[^a]teau en Espagne).
     Syn: Fortress; fortification; citadel; stronghold. See
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  castle in Spain
      n 1: absentminded dreaming while awake [syn: {reverie},
           {revery}, {daydream}, {daydreaming}, {oneirism}, {air
           castle}, {castle in the air}, {castle in Spain}]

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