the lowest defensive wall surface or railing along the side of a raised structure eg a roof or balcony.
An earthen or stone embankment protecting troops from opponent fire. See Synonyms at bulwark.
a reduced keeping wall surface.
Part of a perimeter that extends over the roof.
A fortification consisting of a wall.
a minimal wall surface, especially one serving to safeguard the edge of a platform, roofing, connection, or perhaps the love.
A wall, rampart, or level of planet, for addressing soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.
A wall or rampart rising breast-high.
In structure, a wall or barrier, either basic or ornamented, put on sides of systems or balconies, roofs of houses, sides of bridges, etc., to avoid people from falling over; in addition, one thing resembling such a parapet in appearance or usage. See cut under moucharaby.
In physiology, the alveolus, or alveolar border of this jawbone, in which the teeth tend to be placed.