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Architecture the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
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Inner tower of a castle.
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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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For more ways for to keep feet and ankles healthy, prevent falls or find a foot and ankle surgeon near you.
Use flat as a neat footstool to rest thighs and keep feet warm or angled to rest legs comfortably while you sit.
Debby Coulthard, a certified foot care nurse, will discuss how to keep feet healthy for a lifetime at the free August Diabetes Support Group meeting from 7 p.m.
The rag mats were a common sight in working-class homes in the North East until the mid-20th century, made from old sacks and recycled fabric to keep feet warm in an era before fitted carpets.
The players, the staff, the crowd, have to keep feet on the ground."
Keep warm by repurposing a sleeping bag: Unzip sleeping bag, cut armholes and cover person in wheelchair, making sure to keep feet warm.
But keep in mind that when a company advertises its boots are good down to -40 F., that doesn't mean they'll necessarily keep feet warm in a cold tree stand for hours on end.
COSY TOES BOGS SOLIDS CLASSIC BOOTS with a waterproof neoprene upper, featuring handles to make pulling them on easier, and insulation to keep feet warm and dry.
6 Keep feet dry and breathing so that there are no blisters formed, more so between the toes from wearing flipA[degrees] flops too often.
(4) Clamshells: Lying on your side with knees bent at a 90-degree angle, keep feet together and lift your top knee 20 times.
Lastly, tend to your toes and feet and treat them with good lactic acid creams that can help keep feet soft and supple.