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I would be living in the Scottish Highlands and manning the parapets of my ancient castle.

The head of this family, atop his roof with the rest, poked his head gingerly above the parapet, fearing the worst.

Then a German soldier popped up from behind a parapet and fired.

He had seen through a powerful naval glass some figures standing erect and silhouetted against the sky on the parapet.

The old man, grizzled, tanned and seamed, leant weakly against the parapet.

They met by the parapet of the Quai, just as Père Bracasse had come to the end of his incantation.

After the first short spell of shelling our men fixed bayonets and lifted them high above the parapet.

On the bridge he paused and, gripping the parapet, made a surprise attack upon his enemy.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parapet, such as: barricade, barrier, bastion, buffet, buttress, and defense.

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