bulwark

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To fortify something with a wall or rampart
The planking or plating along the sides of a nautical vessel above her gunwale that reduces the likelihood of seas washing over the gunwales and people being washed overboard
To provide protection of defense for something
A defense or safeguard
A defensive wall or rampart
A breakwater
anything that gives security or defense
{v} to fortify, secure
{n} a fortification, fort, security, defense
The portion of the hull extending above the deck
{i} stout defense wall, fortress wall
A rampart; a fortification; a bastion or outwork
a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
A bulwark against something protects you against it. A bulwark of something protects it. The abbeys were founded in the 12th century by King David as a bulwark against the English
The corner of a fortification, often containing artillery
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"
That which secures against an enemy, or defends from attack; any means of defense or protection
Part of the hull of a ship that extends above the main deck from bow to stern forming a rail
a fence-like structure around a deck
defend with a bulwark
The sides of a ship above the upper deck
A parapet, or extension of the hull planking above the weather deck, and carried round the vessel providing protection from weather
[arch] A strong wall ,generally low permitting defensive fire
To fortify with, or as with, a rampart or wall; to secure by fortification; to protect
light plating or wooden extension of the hull above an exposed deck, furnishing protection against weather and loss of material or personnel
Protective sides of the ship rising up from the exposed deck
A vertical extension above the deck designed to keep water out and to assist in keeping people in
The plating fitted for protection at the sides of a ship on and above the weather deck
bulwarks
plural of bulwark
bulwarks
{i} protective wall, barrier, rampart, parapet; support
bulwarks
The sides of a ship above the upper deck
bulwarks
a fence-like structure around a deck
bulwarks
A vessel's topsides that extend above the deck
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Rail around the deck
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