dry moat

dry moat

Around a medieval fortification, a deep, broad trench not filled with water.
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Together they buried the knights at the bottom of the dry moat at the back of the ruined castle.
ON THE 11TH NOVEMBER (1) 2014 THE LAST OF 888,246 ceramic poppies was 'planted' in the dry moat of Britain's ancient Tower of London, England, UK.
In 1923 the castle which sits in an ancient walled dry moat surrounded by acres of grounds, was sold to a private hospital company and used for the treatment of obscure diseases.
e children, Ruby, six, and four-year-old George, enjoyed running down the steep grass verge into the now dry moat.
Maqsood, (20), had fallen into a dry moat surrounding the tiger's enclosure when he was mauled by the animal .
Some of these visitors then keep going on a precarious walk along the walls to the dry moat at the Carrickfergus tower where there is the option of climbing down a steep slope and up the other side or returning to where they started.
The war's most enduring symbol, poppies, featured at the Tower of London with an art installation called "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red," by Paul Cummins, in which thousands of ceramic poppies flow from the medieval monument's wall into the dry moat.
At the Tower of London, an art installation called "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" by Paul Cummins features hundreds of thousands of ceramic poppies flowing from the mediaeval monument's wall into the dry moat.
Currently, the zoo implements an open-air dry moat theme where animals can roam around in specifically designed enclosures that mimic their natural habitat.
The cytokine can be thought of as a way to get reinforcements to cross the dry moat into the castle and signal for more forces to come in," Fahmy said.
But here's something Cesky Krumlov has that you don't find in most historic cities: live bears in the dry moat surrounding the castle.