dungeon [-s, -'s] n
Fr. donjon, lord; see dominion, n.
- Pit; underground hold; deep dark incarceration place; hole in the ground used for confining prisoners; (see Genesis 40:15); [fig.] desperate situations; circumstances of deprivation.
- Gaol; prison; jail cell; [fig.] casket; coffin; grave; tomb.
- Keep; holding place; innermost castle tower for confining important prisoners; [fig.] body; mortality; human life on earth.
dungeon [-ed] v
see dungeon, n.
- Imprison; incarcerate; confine; keep hidden from view; conceal from the knowledge of others.