encastellate

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encastellate (third-person singular simple present encastellates, present participle encastellating, simple past and past participle encastellated)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) Alternative form of incastellate: to make into a castle.
    • a. 1552, John Leland, Itinerary, Vol. I, p. 61:
      ...Began first to encastellate it...
    • 1601, Francis Godwin, A Catalogue of the Bishops of England since the First Planting of Christian Religion in This Island, p. 522:
      The Auncient mannor place at Arkland he did encastellate.