Breastwork

Definition of Breastwork

Breast´work`   Pronunciation: brĕst´wûrk`
n.1.(Fort.) A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.
2.(Naut.) A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.

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