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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 par·a·pet /ˈpærəpət, ˌpɛt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·a·pet n.
 1. Arch. A low wall, especially one serving to protect the edge of a platform, roof, bridge, or the like.
 2. Fort. A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony
      2: fortification consisting of a low wall [syn: breastwork]