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Bulwark

Bul´wark
n.1.(Fort.) A rampart; a fortification; a bastion or outwork.
2.That which secures against an enemy, or defends from attack; any means of defense or protection.
3.(Naut.) The sides of a ship above the upper deck, usually a fencelike structure around the deck.
v. t.1.To fortify with, or as with, a rampart or wall; to secure by fortification; to protect.
[imp. & p. p. Bulwarked ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bulwarking.]
Noun1.Bulwarkbulwark - an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
Synonyms: rampart, wall
2.bulwark - a fence-like structure around a deck
Synonyms: bulwarks
3.Bulwarkbulwark - a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
Verb1.bulwark - defend with a bulwark
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