Definition of parapet
1 : a wall, rampart, or elevation of earth or stone to protect soldiers The invaders fired arrows over the castle's parapet.
2 : a low wall or railing to protect the edge of a platform, roof, or bridge
— called also parapet wallThe visitor peered over the parapet with binoculars.
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