Noun(1) United States singer (1918-1990(2) English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742(3) the outer courtyard of a castle(4) the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle
(1) This shows that there must have been a doorway which opened at right angles to the line of the bailey wall.(2) Before the main rampart of the castle (from the Romanesque period) he placed a new bailey wall.(3) This was just past the junction of the inner bailey wall with the eastern wall of the outer bailey wall.(4) The estate began life sometime around 1207, when Dunloe Castle was built on the motte and bailey principle to command the Dunloe Gap and the passage across the Laune and the Loe rivers.(5) Before the present castle was constructed, a Norman motte and bailey fortification existed nearby.(6) The outer bailey wall probably dates from 1223.(7) The bailey wall was a high wall with a steep face that was originally made of earth.(8) The second main phase of use began immediately after the Norman conquest when William I constructed a motte and bailey castle in the middle of the earlier hillfort.(9) There were stares and whispers as Bryony dismounted in the bailey , handing the reins to Tauno, one of her soldiers.(10) From the thinning mist, Sibyl watched as the serfs outside the outer bailey plowed the acres of harvest-ready grain and whatnot.(11) Once the outer curtain was complete it become the more formidable defence of the castle and a portion of the inner curtain facing the outer bailey was demolished to create a single large enclosure.(12) Motte and bailey castles appeared in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066.(13) The Saxon Kingdom was divided up parcels of land that rather than a burh at its centre had Motte and bailey castles erected.(14) The western section of this outer wall alone runs well over 1500 feet, half again as long as the entire inner bailey wall.(15) They had reached the edge of the shadows cast by the keep's main building and there was the open space of the bailey to cross in order to reach the guardhouse.(16) Robert threw himself energetically into building a complex polygonal motte and bailey fortress out of wood there.
(1) bailey :: Bailey
1. bailey ::
2. fortress wall ::
Different Formsbailey, baileys
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