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moat

 (mōt)
n.
1. A deep wide ditch, usually filled with water, typically surrounding a fortified medieval town, fortress, or castle as a protection against assault.
2. A ditch similar to one surrounding a fortification: A moat separates the animals in the zoo from the spectators.
tr.v. moat·ed, moat·ing, moats
To surround with or as if with a moat.

[Middle English mote, mound, moat (since both mounds and moats form part of fortifications), from Old French, mound; akin to Medieval Latin mota, perhaps of Germanic origin and akin to English mud.]

moated

(ˈməʊtɪd)
adj
(Fortifications) surrounded by a moat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.moated - protected by a deep wide ditch usually filled with watermoated - protected by a deep wide ditch usually filled with water
protected - kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find"
Translations

moated

[ˈməʊtɪd] ADJcon foso, rodeado de un foso

moated

adjvon einem Wassergraben umgeben