Definition of Breastwork

Breastwork n. means: A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.

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Breastwork n. means: A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.

Meaning of Breastwork

Breastwork (n.) means: A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.

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Breastwork (n.): A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.

Breastwork (n.): A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.

Earthwork (n.): Any construction, whether a temporary breastwork or permanent fortification, for attack or defense, the material of which is chiefly earth.

Parapet (n.): A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.

Trench (v. t.): To fortify by cutting a ditch, and raising a rampart or breastwork with the earth thrown out of the ditch; to intrench.

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Meaning of Breastwork

Breastwork means: A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.

Meaning of Breastwork

Breastwork means: A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.

Meaning of Earthwork

Earthwork means: Any construction, whether a temporary breastwork or permanent fortification, for attack or defense, the material of which is chiefly earth.

Meaning of Parapet

Parapet means: A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.

Meaning of Trench

Trench means: To fortify by cutting a ditch, and raising a rampart or breastwork with the earth thrown out of the ditch; to intrench.

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