Most were pro-choice and pro-immigrant, but they were seen as bulwarks against free-spending Democratic state legislatures.
Each boat was armed with two torpedoes, fastened to the end of long spars projected over the bulwarks and working on pivots.
bulwarks had been raised on her, and she mounted eight sixes, in regular broadside.
He stood leaning over the bulwarks just forward of the bridge.
In its barrow it trusted, its battling and bulwarks: that boast was vain!
Over the bulwarks he leaped; I and most of the men from the two boats followed.
The bulwarks down, the rudder gone, the boats stove at the chains!
At length, to his astonishment, the walls and roofs of houses began to appear above the bulwarks.
They crowded to the bulwarks of the waist-deck and swarmed upon the rat-lines of the mainmast.
In about two hours he began to fly about a little; and finally he perched upon the bulwarks, and looked all over the sea.
mural towers, bastions, were introduced by king Uzziah (2 Chr. 26:15; Zeph. 1:16; Ps. 48:13; Isa. 26:1). There are five Hebrew words so rendered in the Authorized Version, but the same word is also variously rendered.