bastel house

or bas·tille house, bas·tle house



(on the Anglo-Scottish border) a partly fortified house, usually with a vaulted ground floor.

Nearby words

  1. bastardized,
  2. bastardly,
  3. bastardry,
  4. bastardy,
  5. baste,
  6. baster,
  7. basti,
  8. bastia,
  9. bastian,
  10. bastian, adolf

Origin of bastel house

First recorded in 1535–45; see origin at bastille Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019