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A structure built for defense surrounding a city, castle etc.
(quote-journal)| title=The new masters and commanders| passage=From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp) St. Bede's at this period of its history was perhaps the poorest and most miserable parish in the East End of London. Close-packed, crushed by the buttressed height of the railway viaduct, rendered airless by huge walls of factories, it at once banished lively interest from a stranger's mind and left only a dull oppression of the spirit.
(quote-book)|title=(w)| chapter=14|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL2004261W| passage=Nanny Broome was looking up at the outer wall. Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows, heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime.
A point of defeat or extinction.
An impediment to free movement.
A type of butterfly ((taxlink)).
A barrier to vision.
Something with the apparent solidity and dimensions of a building wall.
A fictional bidder used to increase the price at an auction.
Two or more blockers skating together so as to impede the opposing team.
2013, Ellen Parnavelas, ''The Roller Derby Athlete'' (page 48)
- It can also be used to maintain the presence of a wall when one of the blockers who makes up the wall is picked off by an opposing blocker attempting to shut down the wall.
A character that has high defenses, thereby reducing the amount of damage taken from the opponent’s attacks.
1822, ''The Pamphleteer'' (page 118)
- All persons, in walking the streets, whose right sides are next the wall, are intitled to take the wall.
2017, Catharina Löffler, ''Walking in the City'' (page 135)
- Taking the wall thus was also a social distinction. An entire episode in the second book is therefore dedicated “to whom to give the wall” and “to whom to refuse the wall” (II. 4564).
To enclose with, or as if with, a wall or walls.
To make a wall knot on the end of (a rope).
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1858, ''The New Priest in Conception Bay'' by Traill Spence Lowell|Robert Lowell http://ebooks.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=nwng;cc=nwng;rgn=full%20text;idno=nwng0017-2;didno=nwng0017-2;view=image;seq=581;node=nwng0017-2%3A43;page=root;size=50
- Wall, they spoke up, &39;n&39; says to her, s&39;d they, "Why, look a-here, aunty, Wus&39;t his skin, &39;t was rock?" so s&39;s she, "I guess not." (Well, they spoke up and says to her, said they, "Why look a-here, aunty, was it his skin that was rock to the Apostle Peter?" So says she, "I guess not.")
1988, Herbert M. Sutherland, ''Tall Tales of the Devil's Apron'', The Overmountain Press (ISBN), page 97
- Wall, be that as it may, ol&39; Hosshead was a purty good citizen in his day, an&39; he shore did make Juneybell toe the mark.
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