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Parapet

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Noun

1. parapet

a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony

2. breastwork, parapet

fortification consisting of a low wall

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Parapet

see synonyms of parapet
noun
1. 
a low wall or railing along the edge of a balcony, roof, etc
2. Also called: breastwork
a rampart, mound of sandbags, bank, etc, in front of a trench, giving protection from fire from the front

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Parapet

see synonyms of parapet
noun
1. 
a wall or bank used to screen troops from frontal enemy fire, sometimes placed along the top of a rampart
2. 
a low wall or railing, as along a balcony

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Parapet

see synonyms of parapet
n.
1. A low protective wall or railing along the edge of a raised structure such as a roof or balcony.
2. An earthen or stone embankment protecting soldiers from enemy fire. See Synonyms at bulwark.

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