dungeon

Definition of dungeon

dun´geon   Pronunciation: dŭn´jŭn
n.1.A close, dark prison, commonly, under ground, as if the lower apartments of the donjon or keep of a castle, these being used as prisons.
Down with him even into the deep dungeon.
- Tyndale.
Year after year he lay patiently in a dungeon.
- Macaulay.
v. t.1.To shut up in a dungeon.

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