king of the castle


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king of the castle

n
1. (Games, other than specified) a children's game in which each child attempts to stand alone on a mound, sandcastle, etc, by pushing other children off it
2. informal a person who is in a commanding or superior position
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Nestling at the foot of the Great Orme, this tiny turreted home is actually a toll house, built in around 1875, but its turret and castellated roofline will make any resident feel like they are queen or king of the castle.
KING OF THE CASTLE Sea Kings fly over Stirling Castle
I'm t| king of the castle here now, I'm like Prince William .
Timothy Spall is the king of the castle, Jennifer Saunders his sis, Jack Farthing the silly son and Mark Williams their long-suffering butler.
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YOU'RE unlikely to be treated like royalty once you're married - but you can be king of the castle on a stag do in Spain.
King of the Castle is a six man tournament which will determine the new Welsh Wrestling Heavyweight Champion.
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