Definition of Bulwarks

1. Noun. (plural of bulwark) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of bulwark) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bulwarks

1. bulwark [v] - See also: bulwark

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bulwarks

bullyragging
bullyrags
bulrush
bulrush millet
bulrushes
bulrushy
bulse
bulses
bultfonteinite
bulti
bultow
bultows
bulwark
bulwarked
bulwarking
bulwarks (current term)
bum's rush
bum's rushes
bum-rush
bum-rushed
bum-rushes
bum-rushing
bum about
bum around
bum bag
bum bags
bum calf
bum calves

Literary usage of Bulwarks

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1. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"... adding to its internal comfort and beauty, he was careful to strengthen its bulwarks, especially towards the west. The work was probably hurried on, ..."

2. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"Start ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces ; that ye may tell it to the generation following. For this God is our God for ever and ever ; he in/Z be ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(iv) bulwarks of personal rights.—In the three preceding articles we have taken a short view of the principal absolute rights which appertain to every ..."

4. The Common Law of Kent: Or, The Customs of Gavelkind. With an Appendix by Thomas Robinson (1822)
"Custom of Kent to raise bulwarks in ... of Kent to come on the land adjoining to the coasts, and there to raise bulwarks for the defence of the country. ..."

5. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch, John Langhorne, William Langhorne (1823)
"... who, if their possessions be not separated by extensive countries, or at least rivers and bulwarks, are perpetually at variance about them. ..."

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