• Wall Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A kind of knot often used at the end of a rope; a wall knot; a wale.
  2. (n.) A defense; a rampart; a means of protection; in the plural, fortifications, in general; works for defense.
  3. (v. t.) To close or fill with a wall, as a doorway.
  4. (n.) The side of a level or drift.
  5. (n.) An inclosing part of a receptacle or vessel; as, the walls of a steam-engine cylinder.
  6. (n.) A work or structure of stone, brick, or other materials, raised to some height, and intended for defense or security, solid and permanent inclosing fence, as around a field, a park, a town, etc., also, one of the upright inclosing parts of a building or a room.
  7. (n.) The country rock bounding a vein laterally.
  8. (v. t.) To inclose with a wall, or as with a wall.
  9. (v. t.) To defend by walls, or as if by walls; to fortify.

Bulwark, Fence, Palisade, Paries, Rampart, Surround,

• Wallhick Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The lesser spotted woodpecker (Dryobates minor).

• Wall-eye Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An eye in which the iris is of a very light gray or whitish color; -- said usually of horses.
  2. (n.) The alewife; -- called also wall-eyed herring.
  3. (n.) A California surf fish (Holconotus argenteus).
  4. (n.) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion vitreum) having large and prominent eyes; -- called also glasseye, pike perch, yellow pike, and wall-eyed perch.