• Definition for "breastwork"
    • a short-term, quickly built fortification, frequently breast-high. See…
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breastwork definition

  • noun:
    • a short-term, quickly built fortification, frequently breast-high. See Synonyms at bulwark.
    • a fortification composed of a breast-high bulwark; a parapet
    • A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.
    • a parapet
    • A defensive work of modest height, hastily thrown up, of earth or any other material.
    • A railing regarding the quarter-deck and forecastle.
    • In fortification, a hastily built work thrown up breast-high for security.
    • Nautical, sort of balus-trade of rails or moldings which terminates the quarter-deck and poop on fore ends, and incloses the forecastle both before and behind.
    • The parapet of a building.
    • fortification composed of the lowest wall
    • a short-term, rapidly built fortification, usually breast-high. See Synonyms at bulwark.
    • a fortification comprising a breast-high bulwark; a parapet
    • A railing regarding the quarter-deck and forecastle.
    • a parapet
    • A defensive work of modest level, hastily thrown up, of planet or any other material.
    • A railing regarding the quarter-deck and forecastle.
    • In fortification, a hastily constructed work thrown up breast-high for protection.
    • Nautical, a kind of balus-trade of rails or moldings which terminates the quarter-deck and poop on fore concludes, also incloses the forecastle both before and behind.
    • The parapet of a building.
    • fortification composed of a decreased wall
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