Oct 19 2012

Today’s Words Of The Day: Motte and Bailey & Quay

motte and bailey
: a medieval Norman castle consisting of two connecting ditched stockaded mounds with the higher mound surmounted by the keep and the lower one containing barracks and other buildings


noun \ˈkē, ˈkā, ˈkwā\

: a structure built parallel to the bank of a waterway for use as a landing place


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