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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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West must decide whether experienced Dave Adey or transfer-listed Karl Lewis keeps goal.
As to the question of who keeps goal tomorrow, that seems to depend on whether Adams opts to stick with Andy Marshall, even though he needs an operation, or go with Luke Steele, who made a dramatic return to Coventry on loan from West Bromwich Albion two days before Christmas.
# JAMES DAVIES, of Ton Pentre, who keeps goal for Ton and Gelli Under-11s, is 10 on Christmas Day.