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Noun Concept
Categories: Castle architecture, Water, Masonry
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moat  fosse  castle moat  cross ditch  Expanded moat
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A moat is a deep, broad ditch, either dry or filled with water, that is dug and surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line of defence. Wikipedia
A ditch or moat. Wiktionary
A deep, wide defensive ditch, normally filled with water, surrounding a fortified habitation. Wiktionary
Defensive ditch. Wiktionary (translation)
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