Definition of dungeon. Meaning of dungeon. Synonyms of dungeon

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Definition of dungeon

Dungeon
Dungeon Dun"geon, v. t. To shut up in a dungeon. --Bp. Hall.
Dungeon
Dungeon Dun"geon, n. [OE. donjoun highest tower of a castle, tower, prison, F. donjon tower or platform in the midst of a castle, turret, or closet on the top of a house, a keep of a castle, LL. domnio, the same word as LL. dominus lord. See Dame, Don, and cf. Dominion, Domain, Demesne, Danger, Donjon.] A close, dark prison, common?, under ground, as if the lower apartments of the donjon or keep of a castle, these being used as prisons. Down with him even into the deep dungeon. -- Tyndale. Year after year he lay patiently in a dungeon. -- Macaulay.

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