Definition of Motte and bailey

1. Noun. the predecessor of the castle, having a raised earth mound (the motte) topped with a tower (or donjon), and a wooden ring fortification surrounding a courtyard (the bailey). ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motte And Bailey

motorsports
motorsportsman
motorsportsmen
motortruck
motortrucks
motorway
motorways
motory
motour
motrix
mots
motser
motsers
motte
motte and bailey (current term)
motted
mottes
motti
mottier
mottiest
mottis
mottle
mottled
mottled duck
mottled ducks
mottled enamel
mottled mallard
mottled mallards
mottler

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