Definition of Parapets

1. Noun. (plural of parapet) ¹



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Definition of Parapets

1. parapet [n] - See also: parapet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parapets

parapegm
parapegma
parapegmas
parapegmata
parapegms
parapeptone
parapeptones
paraperitoneal
paraperitoneal hernia
parapestis
parapet
parapetalous
parapeted
parapetless
parapetlike
parapets (current term)
parapetted
paraph
paraphagma
parapharyngeal space
paraphasia
paraphasias
paraphasic
paraphed
paraphenylenediamine
paraphenylenediamines
parapherna
paraphernal
paraphernalia
paraphia

Literary usage of Parapets

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Therefore, on signs reliant and the strength Of their own arms, they strove to breach the wall, Rending the parapets off the towers above, ..."

2. The American Vignola by William Robert Ware, Vignola (1904)
"BALUSTRADES In antiquity, parapets were often pierced by triangular ... But in modern times the openings in parapets are generally filled with a sort of ..."

3. The Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. N.B. Forrest, and of Forrest's Cavalry by Thomas Jordan, J. P. Pryor (1868)
"... parapets—Surrender demanded—Approach of Federal Transports with Troops—Forrest took Means to drive off Succor—Capitulation refused—Assault made—parapets ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... the steepest grades in easy curves, and are usually as smooth as a marble table, free from obstacles, and carefully walled-in by parapets of stone. ..."

5. American Highways: A Popular Account of Their Conditions, and of the Means by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1896)
"... THE COST OF ROAD-BUILDING-SIDEWALKS-parapets —CITY STREETS Cost of Massachusetts State roads. Cost of gravel roads. Sidewalks. Guard-rails and parapets. ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... the steepest grades in easy curves, and are usually as smooth as a marble table, free from obstacles, and carefully walled.in by parapets of stone. ..."

7. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"... Floriana, one finds an intricate network of fortified ditches, walls, and parapets, the greater part of which have been hewn out of solid rock; ..."

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