Associations to the word «Parapet»

Wiktionary

PARAPET, noun. A low retaining wall.
PARAPET, noun. Part of a perimeter that extends above the roof.
PARAPET, noun. A fortification consisting of a wall.

Dictionary definition

PARAPET, noun. A low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony.
PARAPET, noun. Fortification consisting of a low wall.

Wise words

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