breastwork breastwork

Definition(s):

  • (n) fortification consisting of a low wall

Usage(s):

  1. From behind this breastwork he addressed 45,000 persons on 48 occasions.
  2. His stripped body was found sitting behind a natural breastwork at the top of the hill, indicating that he may have been among the last to be killed.
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