- paradise valley,
- paradoxical contraction,
- paradoxical diaphragm phenomenon,
- paradoxical embolism
Origin of parados
Examples from the Web for parados
A parapet on the rear side (parados), to shield the defenders from the back-blast of shell which burst beyond the trench.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
One party worked along Jones Street towards the right, some moving in the trench, some along the parados.The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.)|Charles Robert Mowbray Fraser Cruttwell
Miraculously untouched, he slid over the parados and lay, sweating with fright, in the watery furrow of a turnip field.
Later in the day this gallant soldier was killed whilst bombing a counter-attack from the parados of our trench.
I leant back from the banquette across the narrow trench and rested my head on the parados.The Red Horizon|Patrick MacGill
Word Origin for parados
"rear wall of a trench," 1917, earlier "elevation behind a fortified place" (1853), literally "defense from the back," from French parados, from para- "defense" (see para- (2)) + dos "back" (see dossier).