donjon-keep

  • 1donjon keep — noun : dungeon …

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  • 2Donjon — von Schloss Vincennes, im 13. und 14. Jh. Hauptaufenthaltsort der französischen Könige Ein Donjon [dɔ̃ˈʒɔ̃] (aus frz. donjon) ist ein Wohnturm und Wehrturm einer mittelalterlichen Burg des fran …

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  • 3Keep — This definition changed slightly over the centuries of castle building. In the early years of stone castle building the Keep was a standalone structure that could be defended and often square in shape. Over the centuries these structures were… …

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  • 4Donjon Lacataye — on the banks of the Midou, Mont de Marsan The Donjon Lacataye is a the keep of a 14th century castle, constructed by order of Gaston Phébus in the commune of Mont de Marsan in the Landes département of France. Today, it houses a museum …

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  • 5keep — [kēp] vt. kept, keeping [ME kepen < OE cœpan, to behold, watch out for, lay hold of, akin to MLowG kapen, ON kopa, to stare at < ? IE base * ĝab , to look at or for] 1. to observe or pay regard to; specif., a) to observe with due or… …

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  • 6Donjon (role-playing game) — Donjon Designer(s) Clinton R. Nixon Publisher(s) Anvilwerks Publication date 2002 Genre(s) Indie, Fantasy System(s) Custom Donjon (French for keep) is an independently published …

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  • 7Donjon — Keep Original name for the keep or main tower. Prisoners were often kept in the lowest part hence Dungeon. ♦ The inner stronghold of a castle. (Gies, Joseph and Francis. Life in a Medieval Castle, 225) Related terms: Keep …

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  • 8Donjon — Don jon (d[u^]n j[u^]n), n. [See {Dungeon}.] The chief tower, also called the {keep}; a massive tower in ancient castles, forming the strongest part of the fortifications. See Illust. of {Castle}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9donjon — ► NOUN 1) the great tower or innermost keep of a castle. 2) archaic a dungeon. ORIGIN from DUNGEON(Cf. ↑dungeon) …

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  • 10donjon — [dun′jən, dän′jən] n. [old sp. of DUNGEON] the heavily fortified inner tower or keep of a castle …

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  • 11keep — Donjon Don jon (d[u^]n j[u^]n), n. [See {Dungeon}.] The chief tower, also called the {keep}; a massive tower in ancient castles, forming the strongest part of the fortifications. See Illust. of {Castle}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12Keep — For other uses, see Keep (disambiguation). Donjon redirects here. For the role playing game of the same name, see Donjon (role playing game) …

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  • 13Keep — Der Keep ist der Hauptturm einer mittelalterlichen Burg des englischen Kulturkreises, der Wohn und Wehrfunktion miteinander vereinigt. Seine kontinentale Entsprechung ist der französische Donjon. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bezeichnung 2 Der… …

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  • 14Donjon de Houdan — The Donjon de Houdan The Donjon de Houdan (lit: Keep of Houdan) is a medieval fortified tower in the commune of Houdan in the Yvelines département of France. Contents …

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  • 15Donjon de Niort — Not to be confused with the Château d Aniort, near the village of Niort, Aude Château de Niort The Donjon de Niort or Château de Niort (the former is most often used today) is a medieval castle in the French town of Niort in the département of… …

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  • 16Donjon de Maurepas — The keep of Maurepas The keep of Maurepas …

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  • 17keep — keepable, adj. keepability, n. /keep/, v., kept, keeping, n. v.t. 1. to hold or retain in one s possession; hold as one s own: If you like it, keep it. Keep the change. 2. to hold or have the use of for a period of time: You can keep it for the… …

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  • 18keep — Synonyms and related words: POW camp, TLC, abide, abide by, abstain, accede to, accommodate, accommodation, accommodations, accumulate, acknowledge, acropolis, act up to, adhere to, administer Communion, afford, afford support, agree to, aliment …

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  • 19keep — v 1. maintain, carry on, continue, stay with, proceed, persist, persevere; hold in abeyance, hold on to, put on a back burner; protract, prolong, sustain; abide, endure, last, be constant, be steadfast, stand, remain in. 2. preserve, maintain,… …

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  • 20Keep (disambiguation) — A keep is a strong tower. Donjon is a french derived synonym of keep.Keep may also refer to: *Angela Keep (born 1981, Australian actress *Henry Keep (1863–1905), Australian politician *Judith Keep (1944 2004), American judge *Nathan Cooley Keep… …

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