bastel house

noun bas·tel house \ˈba-stəl-, -səl-\
variants: or

bastle house

\ˈba-stəl-, -səl-\

Definition of bastel house

  1. :  a fortified house especially on the English and Scottish border usually having its lowest floor vaulted

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Origin and Etymology of bastel house

Middle English bastel, bastile tower, fortress, from Middle French bastile — more at bastille


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