Bulk"head` (?), n. [See Bulk part of a building.]

1. Naut.

A partition in a vessel, to separate apartments on the same deck.


A structure of wood or stone, to resist the pressure of earth or water; a partition wall or structure, as in a mine; the limiting wall along a water front.

Bulked line, a line beyond which a wharf must not project; -- usually, the harbor line.


© Webster 1913.

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