castle-guard

noun

Definition of castle-guard

1 : a feudal knight service of the tenant to defend the lord's castle also : the tenure of such service
2 : a tax or charge now mostly fallen into desuetude that was originally imposed in lieu of castle-guard

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“Castle-guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/castle-guard. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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