Bulwark

• (v. t.) To fortify with, or as with, a rampart or wall; to secure by fortification; to protect. • (n.) A rampart; a fortification; a bastion or outwork. • (n.) That which secures against an enemy, or defends from attack; any means of defense or protection. • (n.) The sides of a ship above the upper deck.Bulwark: words in the d...
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bulwark

verb defend with a bulwark
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Bulwark

Bul'wark noun [ Akin to Dutch bolwerk , German bollwerk , Swedish bolwerk , Danish bolvärk , bulvärk , rampart; akin to German bohle plank, and werk work, defense. See Bole stem, and Work , noun , and confer
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Bulwark

Bul'wark transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bulwarked ; present participle & vb . noun Bulwarking .] To fortify with, or as with, a rampart or wall; to secure by fortification; to p...
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Bulwark

A bulwark is a rampart, a fortification, a bastion or outwork.
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bulwark

a protective structure of stone or concrete
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bulwark

a protective structure of stone or concrete
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bulwark

a protective structure of stone or concrete
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Bulwark

A solid rail or wall extending the ships sides above the deck. From Old English and Norse, but of unknown meaning.
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Bulwark

A vertical extension above deck level designed to keep water out of and sailors in the boat
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Bulwark

An earthwork or defensive wall.
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bulwark

An extension of the planking above the deck to form a rail.
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bulwark

An extension of the timbers above the deck to form a rail.
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Bulwark

barricade of beams and soil used in 15th and 16th century fortifications designed to mount artillery. On board ships the term refers to the woodwork running round the ship above the level of the deck. Figuratively it means anything serving as a defence. Dutch loanword; Bolwerk
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Bulwark

bastion or (in first half of 16th century) a blockhouse
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Bulwark

bastion or (in first half of 16th century) a blockhouse
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Bulwark

Extension of topsides above deck.
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Bulwark

Planking around the weather (upper) deck serving as a breakwater. It also prevents sailors from being swept overboard in high seas.
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bulwark

the side of a ship above the deck
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bulwark

the side of a ship above the deck
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bulwark

[v] - defend with a bulwark
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