Definition of tower:
- A citadel; a fortress; hence, a defense.
- A headdress of a high or towerlike form, fashionable about the end of the seventeenth century and until 1715; also, any high headdress.
- A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its diameter, but when of great size not always of that proportion.
- 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.
- 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.
- High flight; elevation.
- To rise and overtop other objects; to be lofty or very high; hence, to soar.
- To soar into.
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- "By What Authority?", Robert Hugh Benson.
- "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- "Home Geography For Primary Grades", C. C. Long.