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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
159 words

The small wall that has to be erected around a flat roof as a protection against people falling off. The ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
20 words

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An outer wall protecting soldiers moving along a walkway around the top of a fort or town defences.

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002

a protective wall or earth defense along the top of a trench or other place of concealment for troops. ...

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parapeted adj.

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
27 words

A low wall used as protection in any location where there is a drop, for example at the edge of a roof, ...

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