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.
Built from sandstone and designed to be self-supporting in times of siege, the castle had four towers and was surrounded by a dry moat.
The ice rink is in the country's most famous dry moat - evening sessions are a treat with hundreds of snowflake lights sparkling on the walls of the castle.
In the spring, the grassed banks of the dry moat that are behind the castle walls burst into colour with snowdrops and daffodils.
Tenders are invited for Construction of dry moat in sloth bear enclosure at bardhaman zoological park, Ramnabagan, Burdwan
BBC Good Food Show Feast, Tower of London (Sept 22 - 24) THE Tower of London has held many feasts over the years but probably never one in the dry moat.
Based inside a massive canyon which acts as a dry moat protecting the fortress, and accessible by hidden tunnels or giant gantry stairways, the arena is filled with tens of thousands of fans going wild to some of the best DJs from across the continent.
He said: "I can't say we weren't warned to be on our guard against pickpockets but the local foxes saw an opportunity when the final whistle went and we jumped over the dry moat surrounding the pitch and on to the park to celebrate.
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 .