oubliette

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A dungeon only accessible by a trapdoor at the top
A dungeon whose only entrance is in the ceiling
A dungeon reached by a trap door, often in one of the castle towers The word comes from French meaning "place of forgetting"
Oubliette Concealed dungeon having a trap door in its ceiling as its only opening, where prisoners were often left to starve to death, sometimes in total darkness
a dungeon with the only entrance or exit being a trap door in the ceiling
"1 a dungeon with an opening only at the top 2 to forget"
öu·blï·ette´, n [Fr , from oublier, L oblivisci, to forget ] a concealed dungeon with a trap door at the top as its only opening, formerly used for persons condemned to perpetual imprisonment or to perish secretly (Webster's New Universal Unabridged Dictionary)
A dungeon with an opening only at the top, found in some old castles and other strongholds, into which persons condemned to perpetual imprisonment, or to perish secretly, were thrust, or lured to fall
A dungeon reached by a trap door Also known as a starvation hole
{i} prison cell or dungeon that has only a small trap door in the ceiling (from French oublier, to forget)
a small room in an old castle where prisoners were kept for a long time
Dungeon only accessible by a trapdoor at the top
A dungeon reached by a trap door; starvation hole
oubliettes
plural of oubliette
oubliette

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    ou·bli·ette

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    [ "ü-blE-'et ] (noun.) 1819. From French oubliette, from oublier (“to forget”).

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