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  Words related to bulwark

Related / Similar Words: breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, seawall, jetty, bulwarks, rampart, wall

 

Definition:
  • a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away;
  • a fence-like structure around a deck;
  • 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";
  • defend with a bulwark;

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    Hyponyms: Antonine Wall, bailey, battlement, crenelation, crenellation, Chinese Wall, Great Wall, Great Wall of China, earthwork, fraise, merlon

     

    Part Meronyms: ship, fortification, munition

     

    Derivational Morphology: wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround, rampart, breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, seawall, jetty

     

     
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