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parapets

noun
plural of parapet

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a low wall at the edge of a platform, roof, or bridge
  • The invaders fired arrows over the castle's parapet.

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“Parapets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parapets. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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