Synonyms for parapet
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : par-uh-pit, -pet|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær ə pɪt, -ˌpɛt|
Top 10 synonyms for parapet Other synonyms for the word parapet
Définition of parapetOrigin :
- 1580s, from Middle French parapet "breastwork" (16c.), or directly from Italian parapetto, from para- "defense" (see para- (2)) + petto "breast," from Latin pectus (see pectoral (adj.)).
- noun bulwark
- Let us sit down on the parapet and try to realise the scene.
- Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
- He swung himself on—near—near—nearer—a yard from the parapet.
- Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- "This is where Gordon used to stand," the Sirdar stopped us near the parapet.
- Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
- Spires of this period are not very common, and usually spring from within the parapet.
- Extract from : « English Villages » by P. H. Ditchfield
- My first vision over the parapet revealed but a mottled grey.
- Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
- He leapt on the parapet of the window, laughing as he leapt, and waving his sword in his hand.
- Extract from : « The Prisoner of Zenda » by Anthony Hope
- He insisted on his ability to go, and with a companion he climbed over the parapet.
- Extract from : « With Manchesters in the East » by Gerald B. Hurst
- Marsh turned away from the water, and stood with his back to the parapet.
- Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
- At this they all leant over the parapet, holding their breath.
- Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
- Brother Paul was standing by the parapet with his eyes in the same direction.
- Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
Antonyms for parapet
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