Definition of Bastiles
1. bastile [n] - See also: bastile
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Bastiles Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bastiles
Literary usage of Bastiles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Bastile, and of Its Principal Captives by Richard Alfred Davenport (1838)
"Various bastiles Description of "The Bastile.''—Officers of the fortress.—Interior of it.—The Garden—The Court where the prisoners took exercise The Towers, ..."
2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... and undermine amaine, Майе bastiles for defence, yet all this t^ile was vaine. /«,/., p. 491. Ben Jonson has pioner, in the folio edition : Statilius, ..."
3. Seventy-five Years in Old Virginia: With Some Account of the Life of the by John Herbert Claiborne (1904)
"... of Man Was He—In the Interest of Justice to Mahone-y-Old Blandford Church—Personal Ancestry—American bastiles—Dahlgren's Raid—"Who Fired the First Gun? ..."
4. Popular Perils: Cabin Home Papers by Leonard Brown (1892)
"NATIONAL bastiles AND ... that a bill passed the fifty-first congress authorizing the building of national bastiles, but that the last congress failed, ..."
5. The Power-holding Class Versus the Public: Imaginary Dialogue of McKinley by John Henry Greene, John Henry Keene (1900)
"... assassinations, insurrections, banishments, bastiles, reigns of terror, sovereign conquerors, new parties, invasions, executions, revolts, intrigues, ..."