bulwark

[ bool-werk, -wawrk, buhl- ]SEE DEFINITION OF bulwark

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BULWARK

"I prythee that you will pardon me," said the knight, clutching his way along the bulwark.

We told these chaps we were deserters from the Bulwark, 74, and begged them to help us along.

Hector, the bulwark of Troy, had fallen, and the ruin of the city was at hand.

I returned on deck, where, leaning on the bulwark, I scanned the distance.

When he had succeeded, he walked over to where the girl leaned on the bulwark.

I climbed the bulwark and set my foot upon the rope-ladder which led down to her.

Abaris was the bulwark of Egypt, but we could not keep the savages back.

Prayer was the bulwark of chastity, and God was in need of no man's efforts.

An engineman and a stoker were leaning over the bulwark to cool themselves.

Here the crowd groaned against a bulwark of stout policemen.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BULWARK

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.