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topcastle

[ top-kas-uhl, -kah-suhl ]
/ ˈtɒpˌkæs əl, -ˌkɑ səl /
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noun

a large fighting top used in medieval ships.

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Origin of topcastle

First recorded in 1300–50, topcastle is from the Middle English word top-castel.See top1, castle
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