tower – meaning in Easy English

A tall, narrow building. At the time of the Bible, cities had walls to defend them from enemies and criminals. There were tall, strong, towers along the wall, from which the guards could see whether anyone was near the city. Also, a tower could be a building in a vineyard (see Isaiah 5:2). The farmer would use this building to watch for any animals that might eat the harvest. Then he could scare them away