weall, an Old English word for wall. The term wall comes from Latin vallum meaning an" earthen wall or rampart set with palisades, a row or line of stakes, a wall, a rampart, fortification" while the Latin word murus means a defensive stone wall.
Wall Definition of Wall by Merriam-Webster.
5: a material layer enclosing space the wall of a container heart walls. 6: something resembling a wall as in appearance, function, or effect especially: something that acts as a barrier or defense a wall of reserve tariff wall. off the wall.
WALL meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary.
There is a wall of mistrust between the two groups. Books on every conceivable subject lined one wall. The east wall of the mosque is covered with a beautiful mosaic. The fall of the Berlin wall marked the end of an era.
2013, Ellen Parnavelas, The Roller Derby Athlete page 48 It can also be used to maintain the presence of a wall when one of the blockers who makes up the wall is picked off by an opposing blocker attempting to shut down the wall.