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|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- A rampart of earth, stones etc. built up for defensive purposes.
- A structure built for defense surrounding a city, castle etc.
- The town wall was surrounded by a moat.
- Each of the substantial structures acting either as the exterior of or divisions within a structure.
- We're adding another wall in this room during the remodeling.
- The wind blew against the walls of the tent.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A divisive or containing structure in an organ or cavity.
- The cell walls are mostly composed of cellulose.
- A temporary impediment to free movement.
- A wall of police officers met the protesters before they reached the capitol steps.
- A type of butterfly (Lasiommata megera).
defensive rampart built up of earth, stone etc.
structure built for defense surrounding or separating an area
permanent, substantial side or division in a building
anatomy, zoology, botany usage
defending soccer players who form a line
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Third person singular
- To enclose with a wall
- He walled the study with books.
- (with "in") To enclose by surrounding with walls.
- They had walled in the garden
- (with "off") To separate with a wall
- The previous owners had walled off two rooms, making an apartment.
- (with "up") To seal with a wall
- They walled up the basement space that had been used as a coal bin.
to enclose by surrounding with walls
Terms derived from the noun or verb "wall"
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