Definition of Bastles

1. Noun. (obsolete) (plural of bastle) ¹



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Definition of Bastles

1. bastle [n] - See also: bastle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bastles

bastinaded
bastinades
bastinading
bastinado
bastinadoed
bastinadoes
bastinadoing
bastinados
basting
bastings
bastion
bastioned
bastions
bastirma
bastle
bastles (current term)
bastnaesite
bastnaesites
bastnasite
bastnasites
basto
baston
bastonade
bastonaded
bastonades
bastonading
bastons
bastos
basts
basturma

Literary usage of Bastles

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"Nae bastles or peels Are safe frae thae dells, Gin the collies be oot or the lairds awae; The bit bairnies an' wives Gang i' dreed o' their lives, ..."

2. A Handbook of Vertebrate Dissection by Henry Newell Martin, William A. Moale (1881)
"found to open into the furthest right subdivision of the ventricle—the cavum pulmonale. Pass bastles similarly along the aortae ; both will be ..."

3. The Botany of the Eastern Borders: With the Popular Names and Uses of the by George Johnston, George Tate (1853)
"... bastles,—with fairy traditions and love passages,—with much poetry and romance,—and with the birthplaces of men who have risen above common humanity. ..."

4. Hours in My Garden, and Other Nature-sketches. by Alexander Hay Japp (1893)
"... ere he's back owre the Border, We'll be het on his trod, an' aye set him in order. Nae bastles or peels Are safe frae the ..."

5. The History of Scotland from Agricola's Invasion to the Extinction of the by John Hill Burton (1901)
"His castle of Hermitage was as much beyond the strength of the border peel towers or bastles, as a John of the Parke ..."

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