Stockading
Stockade Stock*ade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stockaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stockading}.] To surround, fortify, or protect with a stockade. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stockading — stock·ade || stÉ‘ keɪd /stÉ’ n. fence comprised of tall stakes placed upright in the ground; wall, enclosure, defense barrier v. surround with a stockade, protect by means of a stockade …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Stockade — Stock*ade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stockaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stockading}.] To surround, fortify, or protect with a stockade. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stockaded — Stockade Stock*ade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stockaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stockading}.] To surround, fortify, or protect with a stockade. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stockade — I. noun Etymology: Spanish estacada, from estaca stake, pale, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English staca stake Date: 1614 1. a line of stout posts set firmly to form a defense 2. a. an enclosure or pen made with posts and stakes b. an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Station (frontier defensive structure) — A Station was a defensible residence constructed on the American frontier during the early nineteenth century. Many of these structures were built on the Kentucky frontierin and around the Louisville area during the struggle with the British and… …   Wikipedia

  • stockade — /sto kayd /, n., v., stockaded, stockading. n. 1. Fort. a defensive barrier consisting of strong posts or timbers fixed upright in the ground. 2. an enclosure or pen made with posts and stakes. 3. U.S. Mil. a prison for military personnel. v.t. 4 …   Universalium

  • stockade — /stɒˈkeɪd / (say sto kayd) noun 1. Fortifications a defensive barrier consisting of strong posts or timbers fixed upright in the ground. 2. an enclosure or pen made with posts and stakes. 3. History an enclosure in which convict labourers… …   Australian English dictionary

  • stockade — [stä kād′] n. [Fr estacade (also estocade, by assoc. with OFr estoc, trunk, log < Frank * stock, akin to Ger stock: see STOCK) < Prov estacado < estaca, post, stake < Gmc base akin to STAKE] 1. a barrier of stakes driven into the… …   English World dictionary

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