I hope you had fun learning about the different castles in Ireland, I know I did.
If you weren’t sure about some of the words we used today, look below for Martin’s Word Guide to help explain what they mean.
Martin’s Word Guide
– A motte-and-bailey castle is a fortification with a wooden or stone keep situated on a raised area of ground called a motte, accompanied by an enclosed courtyard, or bailey, surrounded by a protective ditch and palisade. Motte and Bailey
– Mortar is a workable paste which dries to bind building blocks such as stones, bricks, and concrete masonry units, to fill and seal the irregular gaps between them, and sometimes to add decorative colors or patterns to masonry walls Stone and Mortar
– These large formal meals or feasts were held for special occasions like weddings or for the coronation of kings or installation of bishops. Medieval Banquets
The science and art of designing buildings is known as architecture. People who practice architecture are called architects. Architects express an artistic vision through the size, shape, color, materials, and style of a building’s elements. Architecture-
This expression means someone has the ability talk someone else into doing what they want Gift of Gab-