bulwark

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈbʊl.wək/
  • (US) enPR: bo͝ol'wərk or bo͝ol'wôrk, IPA: /ˈbʊl.wɝk/ or /ˈbʊl.wɔrk/
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Noun[change]

Singular
bulwark

Plural
bulwarks

  1. A bulwark is a defensive wall or rampart.
  2. A bulwark is an extension of a vessel's sides above the level of the deck.