barbican

Barbican - What does it mean?

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Barbican vs Gatehouse - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between barbican and gatehouse

is that barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town while gatehouse is a lodge besides the entrance to an estate; often the residence of a gatekeeper; also a dwelling formerly used as such a residence.

Barbican vs Barmkin - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between barbican and barmkin

is that barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town while barmkin is (obsolete) the battlement on the exterior fortification of a castle in northern england and parts of scotland; a barbican.

Bartisan vs Barbican - What's the difference?

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Bartisan is a see also of barbican.


As nouns the difference between bartisan and barbican

is that bartisan is (architecture) a parapet with battlements projecting from the top of a tower in a castle or church while barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town.

Loophole vs Barbican - What's the difference?

loophole | barbican |


As nouns the difference between loophole and barbican

is that loophole is a method of escape, especially an ambiguity or exception in a rule that can be exploited in order to avoid its effect while barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town.

As a verb loophole

is (military) to prepare a building for defense by preparing slits or holes through which to fire on attackers.

Bridge vs Barbican - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between bridge and barbican

is that bridge is a construction or natural feature that spans a divide or bridge can be (card games) a card game played with four players playing as two teams of two players each while barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town.

As a verb bridge

is to be or make a bridge over something.

Fortress vs Barbican - What's the difference?

fortress | barbican |


As nouns the difference between fortress and barbican

is that fortress is a fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security while barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town.

As a verb fortress

is to furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.

Town vs Barbican - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between town and barbican

is that town is a settlement; an area with residential districts, shops and amenities, and its own local government; especially one larger than a village and smaller than a city while barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town.

Fortified vs Barbican - What's the difference?

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As a verb fortified

is (fortify).

As a noun barbican is

a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town.

Castle vs Barbican - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between castle and barbican

is that castle is a large building that is fortified and contains many defences; in previous ages often inhabited by a nobleman or king while barbican is a tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town.

As a verb castle

is (chess) to perform the move of castling.

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