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bulwark
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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something that offers protection — especially a defensive wall or embankment, or a sea wall

or (especially in classic literature):  the part of a ship's side that  is above the upper deck
  • And he fenced it with wattled osier withies from stem to stern, to be a bulwark against the wave, and piled up wood to back them.
    Book 5 (52% in)

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