Definition of Dungeons

1. Noun. (plural of dungeon) ¹



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Definition of Dungeons

1. dungeon [v] - See also: dungeon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dungeons

dunged
dungeon
dungeon crawl
dungeon crawler
dungeon crawlers
dungeon master
dungeon masters
dungeoned
dungeoneer
dungeoneers
dungeonesque
dungeoning
dungeonlike
dungeonous
dungeons
dungfork
dungforks
dungheap
dungheaps
dunghill
dunghills
dungier
dungiest
dunging
dunglike
dungmere
dungmeres
dungmixen
dungmixens

Literary usage of Dungeons

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1. Underground: Gambling and Its Horrors. by Thomas Wallace Knox (1876)
"A GREAT many people have at some time in their lives been in dungeons ; some of their own accord, and others much against their wills. ..."

2. Divide and Rule: State-Sponsored Ethnic Violence in Kenya by Binaifer Nowrojee, Bronwen Manby, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Africa Watch Committee (1993)
"These dungeons had a few feet of brick above the surface and the walls were brick. ... CONDITIONS IN Dungeons Disease was rampant in the dungeons and camps. ..."

3. Letters on Paraguay: Comprising an Account of a Four Years' Residence in edited by William Parish Robertson (1839)
"I proceed now to describe, as distinguished from that, the " state dungeons." These are narrow cells, constructed under ground in the different barracks. ..."

4. A History of Italian Unity: Being a Political History of Italy from 1814 to 1871 by Bolton King (1912)
"The Roman Advertiser (the organ of the English community) says that crowds of sightseers saw " the dark dungeons, the arched caverns full of bones, ..."

5. A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the by John Carr (1807)
"CHAPTER XV. , Dungeons IK THE STADT-HOUSE TREATMENT OF THE PRISONERS HALL OF JUSTICE THE TORTURE CRIMINAL TRIALS CAPITAL PUNISHMENT ANECDOTE OF A MALEFACTOR ..."

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