used in A Great and Terrible Beauty
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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
- The heavy oak doors open, revealing a craggy-faced, thick-waisted bulwark of a housekeeper with all the warmth of Wales in January.
Chapter 4 (27% in)
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