|1. (n.) The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.|
2. (n.) A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.Embankment (1 Occurrence)
Luke 19:43 For the days will come on you, when your enemies will throw up a barricade against you, surround you, hem you in on every side, (See NIV)Embankment (1 Occurrence)
... a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc. Multi-Version Concordance Embankment
(1 Occurrence). Luke 19:43 For the days will come on ...
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Embalming (3 Occurrences)
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On (40792 Occurrences)
... Cleopatra's Needle" was one of those which stood in this city in front of the Temple
of Tum, ie, "the sun." It is now erected on the Thames Embankment, London. ...
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Lead (192 Occurrences)
... piston is at end of its stroke. 25. (n.) the distance of haul, as from
a cutting to an embankment. 26. (n.) The action of a tooth ...
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Wash (105 Occurrences)
... the shore. 3. (vt) To waste or abrade by the force of water in motion;
as, heavy rains wash a road or an embankment. 4. (vt) To ...
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Fill (126 Occurrences)
... side of the sails. 9. (v.) To make an embankment in, or raise the level
of (a low place), with earth or gravel. 10. (vi) To become ...
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Footing (3 Occurrences)
... 10. (n.) The thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at
its foot. Multi-Version Concordance Footing (3 Occurrences). ...
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Rampart (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A broad embankment of earth around a place
as a defensive fortification; a bulwark. It forms the ...
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Embarked (5 Occurrences)
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Earthwork (7 Occurrences)
... railroads, etc. 3. (n.) An embankment or construction made of earth.
Multi-Version Concordance Earthwork (7 Occurrences). 2 Kings ...
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5538. Silla -- a place in Jer.
... NASB Word Usage Silla (1). Silla. From calal; an embankment; Silla, a place in
Jerusalem -- Silla. see HEBREW calal. << 5537, 5538. Silla. 5539 >>. Strong's Numbers
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Historical Criticism of Mediæval Amplifications.
... According to Julian's account, the embankment formed by Sapor, the work of four
months,  was so constructed as to encompass the whole circuit of Nisibis ...
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... the foundation of the city and the fortifications of Servius Tullius, having been
found at the considerable depth of forty-two feet below the embankment of the ...
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Accidents, not Punishments
... What if no collision crushed them; what if they were not destroyed by the ungovernable
iron horse dragging them down from an embankment; yet some badly-built ...
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The Battle of the Books, 1749-1755.
... The great house, in altered form, is standing still. It is at the corner of Cheyne
Walk and Beaufort Street, and is close to the Thames Embankment. ...
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Fences and Serpents
... What is meant here is, probably, not such a hedge as we are accustomed to see, but
a dry-stone wall, or, perhaps, an earthen embankment, in the crevices of ...
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The King's Highway
... The other is of that same wilderness, but across it a mighty king has flung up a
broad, lofty embankment, a highway raised above the sands, cutting across them ...
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Moses and his Writings
... Amraphel kept written records describing the splendid temples he built, and a great
embankment which he made to keep the river Tigris from flooding his ...
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The Revolution of 1911
... It was with relief that we saw the distant railway embankment, which indicated to
us that we had reached the end of our litter journey, and might now expect to ...
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In Short, the New Education is as Harsh as the Old...
... of democracy, but of aristocracy. The House of Lords objected to the
Embankment being disfigured by trams. But most of the rich ...
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The Highway of Holiness
... leading towards the Heavenly Jerusalem. The embankment on either side slopes
away into thick darkness. In fact, the darkness creeps ...
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