How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"castle" is from "castellum" (fortress), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
"slot" is from "esclot" (horse's hoofprint), spoken in France
which is from "slodh" (track), spoken by people in North England about 800 A.D.
"nut" is from "hnutu", spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
Examples of how the word is used
|A slotted nut (sometimes called a castle nut because it resembles the top of a castle) is a nut that is designed to be held in place with a cotter pin.|
|What size is the castle nut on the front wheels?|