- (within a fortification) a platform or mound of earth from which guns may be fired over the parapet instead of through embrasures.
- Navy. an armored cylinder for protecting the lower part of a turret on a warship.
- a female given name, form of Barbara.
- (formerly) an earthen platform inside a parapet, from which heavy guns could fire over the top
- an armoured cylinder below a turret on a warship that protects the revolving structure and foundation of the turret