Examples from the Web for castile
Thirty feet from the door he slowed up, put on a nonchalant air, and strolling in, looked about for Castile soap.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser
The three most important regions resulting from this act were the kingdoms of Navarre, Castile, and Aragon.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
Alphonso, the despoiled lord of León, succeeded to the throne of Castile.The Lay of the Cid|R. Selden Rose
He finally died in Castile; and many believed that he was not an impostor.
In any case it was a loan to the treasury of Castile simply.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Fiske.
British Dictionary definitions for castile
Castilla (Spanish kasˈtiʎa)
Word Origin and History for castile
medieval Spanish county and later kingdom, from Vulgar Latin castilla, from Latin castella, plural of castellum "castle, fort, citadel, stronghold" (see castle (n.)); so called in reference to the many fortified places there during the Moorish wars. The name in Spanish is said to date back to c.800. Related: Castilian. As a fine kind of soap, in English from 1610s.