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One entry found for bulwark.
Main Entry: bul·wark
Pronunciation: primarystressbudotl-(secondarystress)wschwark, -secondarystresswodotrk; primarystressbschwal-(secondarystress)wschwark
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English bulwerke "bulwark," from early Dutch bolwerc (same meaning) --related to BOULEVARD
1 : a solid structure like a wall built for defense
2 : a strong support or protection
3 : the side of a ship above the upper deck -- usually used in plural

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