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  1. anything tall and thin approximating the shape of a column or tower; "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its diameter, but when of great size not always of that proportion. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A projection from a line of wall, as a fortification, for purposes of defense, as a flanker, either or the same height as the curtain wall or higher. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A structure appended to a larger edifice for a special purpose, as for a belfry, and then usually high in proportion to its width and to the height of the rest of the edifice; as, a church tower. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A citadel; a fortress; hence, a defense. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A headdress of a high or towerlike form, fashionable about the end of the seventeenth century and until 1715; also, any high headdress. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. High flight; elevation. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To rise and overtop other objects; to be lofty or very high; hence, to soar. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To soar into. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A high structure, square or circular, rising above its surroundings, and either standing alone or attached to a building; as, a watchtower; a church tower; a citadel or fortress. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To rise to a great height; to overtop other objects. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. A lofty building, standing alone or forming part of another: a fortress. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. To rise into the air: to be lofty. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. A lofty building; fortress. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. To be lofty; rise aloft. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. To rise like a tower. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A lofty structure; a citadel; fortress. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A building, either square or circular, of considerable elevation, and generally flat on the top; a citadel; a fortress; a high head-dress; high flight; elevation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To rise and fly high; to soar; to be lofty. Tower of London, an ancient citadel on the Thames, containing an arsenal, &c. Tower-bastion, a small tower made in the form of bastions, with rooms or cells beneath for men and guns. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. A lofty building, circular or square, consisting of many stories; a part of a building rising high above the main edifice; high flight; elevation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. To be lofty; to rise and fly high; to soar. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. Watch-towers or fortified posts in frontier or exposed situations are mentioned in Scripture, as the tower of Edar, etc., ( Genesis 35:21 ; Isaiah 21:5 Isaiah 21:8 Isaiah 21:11 ; Micah 4:8 ) etc.; the tower of Lebanon. ( 2 Samuel 8:6 ) Besides these military structures, we read in Scripture of towers built in vineyards as an almost necessary appendage to them. ( 1 Samuel 5:2 ; Matthew 22:33 ; Mark 12:1 ) Such towers are still in use in Palestine in vineyards, especially near Hebron, and are used as lodges for the keepers of the vineyards. biblestudytools.com
  26. tow'[.e]r, n. a lofty building, standing alone or forming part of another: a fortress: (her.) a bearing representing a tower with battlements, &c.: a high head-dress worn by women under William III. and Anne.--v.i. to rise into the air: to be lofty.--v.t. (Milt.) to rise aloft into.--adjs. TOW'ERED, having towers; TOW'ERING, very high, elevated: very violent; TOW'ERY, having towers: lofty. [O. Fr. tur--L. turris, a tower.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  27. Tall usu. equilateral (esp. square) or circular structure, often forming part of church or other large building; (fig.) place of defence, protector; MARTELLO t.; water t., pipe used to secure high head of water at fires, also, t. supporting tank for distribution of water at high pressure; the T. (of London), assemblage of buildings now used as arsenal& repository of objects of public interest, orig. a fortress& palace& later used as State prison; (v.i.) reach high (above surroundings, often fig. of eminent person, as towers above his contemporaries), (of game-bird mortally wounded) rise vertically to great height, (part.) high, lofty, (fig.) a towering (violent) rage, passion. Hence towered, towery, aa. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  28. n. [Anglo-Saxon, French, Latin] A lofty building much higher than broad, and variously shaped, standing alone or forming part of another edifice, as of a church, castle, &c.;-a citadel ; a fortress; hence, a defender;- a high head-dress formerly in vogue ;-a high flight ; elevation. Cabinet Dictionary

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