peel tower
noun see peel IV

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Peel tower — Peel towers (also spelt pele ) are small fortified keeps or tower houses, built along the English and Scottish Borders, intended as watch towers where signal fires could be lit by the garrison to warn of approaching danger. By an Act of… …   Wikipedia

  • peel-tower — peelˈ house or peelˈ tower noun 1. (also peleˈ house or peleˈ tower; also with cap) orig a fortified dwelling house, usu entered by a ladder to the first floor, with a vaulted ground floor for cattle, common on the English/Scottish Borders… …   Useful english dictionary

  • peel tower — noun see peel IV …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peel — can refer to:Places* Peel (Western Australia), a region south of Perth, Western Australia * Peel, Belgium * Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario in Canada, (Peel County, Ontario until 1973) * Peel (Montreal Metro), a metro station in Montreal,… …   Wikipedia

  • peel-house — peelˈ house or peelˈ tower noun 1. (also peleˈ house or peleˈ tower; also with cap) orig a fortified dwelling house, usu entered by a ladder to the first floor, with a vaulted ground floor for cattle, common on the English/Scottish Borders… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peel Monument — See peel tower for the generic structure The memorial tower to Sir Robert Peel high above Ramsbottom was planned and erected at the same time as Bury was preparing its statue to the recently deceased statesman who was born in Bury.The tower… …   Wikipedia

  • Tower house — The Tower of Hallbar in South Lanarkshire, Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • peel — peel1 verb 1》 remove the outer covering or skin from (a fruit, vegetable, etc.). 2》 (of a surface) lose parts of its outer layer or covering in small strips or pieces.     ↘come off in strips or small pieces. 3》 (peel something away/off) remove a …   English new terms dictionary

  • tower — Synonyms and related words: Texas tower, acropolis, antenna tower, architecture, arise, ascend, barbican, bastion, beachhead, beacon, bedrock, belfry, bell tower, belvedere, bench mark, bleachers, blockhouse, blossom, bookmark, brew, bridge,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Tower FM — Radio station name=Tower FM airdate= March 20 1999 frequency=107.4 MHz share= 9.5% share as of= September 2007 share source= [http://www.rajar.co.uk/listening/quarterly listening.php] area= Bolton Bury format =Contemporary|owner = UTV RadioTower… …   Wikipedia

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