or bas·tille house, bas·tle house
[ bas-tl ]
/ ˈbæs tl /
(on the Anglo-Scottish border) a partly fortified house, usually with a vaulted ground floor.
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Origin of bastel house
First recorded in 1535–45; see origin at bastille
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