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bulwark

1. Nautical a solid vertical fencelike structure along the outward sides of a deck
2. a breakwater or mole
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bulwark

[′bu̇l‚wərk]
(naval architecture)
The part of a ship's side that extends above the main deck to protect it against heavy weather.
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bulwark

A strong defensive wall structure, generally low enough to permit defensive fire.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.