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Architecture the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress


Inner tower of a castle.

keep, donjon

The stronghold of a medieval castle, usually in the form of a massive tower, and a place of residence, esp. in times of siege.
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A study by the Post Office showed one in eight workers will miss out on their holiday entitlement, although some planned to keep time off until 2009.
STARRING: Thomas Jane, Ron Perlman, Anna Walton, Devon Aoki, Tom Wu, Steve Toussaint, John Malkovich, Sean Pertwee DIRECTOR: Simon Hunter CERTIFICATE: 18 RUNNING TIME: 111mins REVIEWER'S RATING: * SHOWING: Cineworld, Showcase VERDICT: Mutant Chronicles bombards us with a miasma of spurting blood, torn flesh and exploding craniums, trying desperately to keep time with the pounding music and sound effects
For both live-in or nonlive-in help, the employer is required to keep time records showing when they begin and end each work period, and provide an itemized statement on payday showing the total hours worked and hourly rates.
It is ideal for musicians who want to keep time with improved, accurate tempo.
Running a law firm which services the sector requires an ability to keep time with developments in the technology and only a niche firm can move that quickly.
One coach will be the pitcher for both teams and one will keep time on the stopwatch.
The study, carried out by the National Centre for Social Research on behalf of the new Keep Time for Children initiative, was based on data from the 2003 Labour Force Survey of 138,000 adults.
This provocative book uses the construction of a clock designed to keep time for 10,000 years as a philosophical metaphor for deep thinking about the future.
The cards and tags can control functionalities, such as managing locks, and users can also administer credit accounts for cardholders or keep time and attendance records.
When the watch is still, memory cells can keep time for seven to 14 days.
Have your partner keep time and record how long it took you to finish sorting the entire deck.
Epoxy was used instead of the casting resin and seemed to create a better gear but it still had its imperfections, As demonstrated, the metric clock can keep time within .