bulwarkˈbʊl wərk, -wɔrk, ˈbʌl-
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rampart, bulwark, wall (noun)
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"
a fencelike structure around a deck (usually plural)
breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, bulwark, seawall, jetty (verb)
a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
defend with a bulwark
A defensive wall or rampart.
A defense or safeguard.
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 fortify something with a wall or rampart.
To provide protection of defense for something.
Bulwark is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe who first appeared as an antagonist of Generation X in Generation X #11.