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Found 3 items, similar to bulwark.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: bulwark benteng, kubu, pertahanan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bulwark bulwark v : defend with a bulwark bulwark n 1: 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” [syn: rampart, wall] 2: a fence-like structure around a deck [syn: bulwarks] 3: a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away [syn: breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, seawall, jetty]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bulwark Bulwark \Bul"wark\, n. [Akin to D. bolwerk, G. bollwerk, Sw. bolwerk, Dan. bolv["a]rk, bulv["a]rk, rampart; akin to G. bohle plank, and werk work, defense. See Bole stem, and Work, n., and cf. Boulevard.] 1. (Fort.) A rampart; a fortification; a bastion or outwork. [1913 Webster] 2. That which secures against an enemy, or defends from attack; any means of defense or protection. [1913 Webster] The royal navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense, . . . the floating bulwark of our island. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Naut.) The sides of a ship above the upper deck, usually a fencelike structure around the deck. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Rampart. [1913 Webster] Bulwark \Bul"wark\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bulwarked; p. pr. & vb. n. Bulwarking.] To fortify with, or as with, a rampart or wall; to secure by fortification; to protect. [1913 Webster] Of some proud city, bulwarked round and armed With rising towers. --Glover. [1913 Webster]


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