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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Castle  \Cas"tle\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Castled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Castling}.]  (Chess) 
  To  move  the  castle  to  the  square  next  to  king,  and  then  the 
  king  around  the  castle  to  the  square  next  beyond  it  for  the 
  purpose  of  covering  the  king. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Castling  \Cast"ling\,  n. 
  That  which  is  cast  or  brought  forth  prematurely;  an  abortion. 
  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Castling  \Cas"tling\,  n.  (Chess) 
  A  compound  move  of  the  king  and  castle.  See  {Castle},  v.  i. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  castling 
  n  :  interchanging  the  positions  of  the  king  and  a  rook  [syn:  {castle}] 




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