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Part of speech: Noun

Anything that protects from danger, injury, or attack; protection; justification; resistance; opposition; reply to demands or charges.

Usage examples "defence":
  • On defence of Harper's Ferry. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
  • No, Sir, I'll make you fit for a Defence with this. - "The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6)", Aphra Behn.
  • Author Defence of Good Women, etc. - "A Brief Handbook of English Authors", Oscar Fay Adams.