verb (used with object)
Words nearby bulwark
Origin of bulwark
Examples from the Web for bulwark
The German Panzers fought with suicidal ferocity, storming the hill until it was rimmed with a bulwark of bodies.
First, however weak the court may be as a bulwark against majoritarian tyranny, it is better than no bulwark at all.
What we most wanted in a policy was a bulwark against financial devastation from a catastrophic illness.
When a warrior is gone, that will be his best and only bulwark.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful|Jimmy So|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Iran and Hezbollah, both Shiite, see Assad as a bulwark against Sunni influence.
A slight figure could be seen immediately above the bulwark on the land side.Lochinvar|S. R. Crockett
One bulwark of their faith, as they had been often told, passive obedience, was being swept away.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century|Charles Bastide
They have been the bulwark of Christendom against the unspeakable Turk and his religion.Birdseye Views of Far Lands|James T. Nichols
The devil has a great advantage against us, inasmuch as he has a strong bastion and bulwark against us in our own flesh and blood.
A portion yet remained fixed on the rock, and now and then we could still see the group crouching behind the bulwark.Studies in the Art of Rat-catching|H. C. Barkley