stockade fence

stockade fence
Date: 1985 a solid fence of half-round boards pointed at the top

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stockade fence — a fence of closely fitted vertical boards with pointed tops. * * * …   Universalium

  • stockade fence — a fence of closely fitted vertical boards with pointed tops …   Useful english dictionary

  • fence — [n] barrier used to enclose a piece of land backstop, balustrade, bar, barbed wire, barricade, block, boards, chains, Cyclone, defense, dike, guard, hedge, net, paling, palisade, pickets, posts, rail, railing, rampart, roadblock, shield, stakes,… …   New thesaurus

  • stockade — [n] enclosure; jail barrier, cage, camp, can*, cell, clink*, cooler*, coop, corral, detention camp, dungeon, fence, jailhouse, joint*, pen, penal institution, penitentiary, pound, prison, protection, slammer*, sty; concepts 439,448,449,513,516 …   New thesaurus

  • Stockade — A stockade is an enclosure of palisades and tall walls made of logs placed side by side vertically with the tops sharpened to provide security. Stockade as a security fence Stockade fortifications were simple forms of defense of military camps or …   Wikipedia

  • fence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. barrier, barricade, wall, stockade, paling, hedge, railing; slang, bagman or woman, receiver [of stolen goods]. v. i. en close; fight, thrust and parry; parry, evade; slang, bootleg, black market,… …   English dictionary for students

  • fence in — verb 1. enclose with a fence we fenced in our yard • Syn: ↑fence • Derivationally related forms: ↑fence (for: ↑fence), ↑fencing (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stockade — 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

  • fence — 1. noun 1) a gap in the fence Syn: barrier, fencing, enclosure, barricade, stockade, palisade, fenceline; railing 2) informal a fence dealing mainly in jewelry Syn: receiver (of stolen goods), dealer …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • fence — Synonyms and related words: abatis, about the bush, advanced work, arch dam, arm, armor, armor plate, around the bush, avoid, backstop, baffle, balistraria, balustrade, bamboo curtain, bank, banquette, bar, barbed wire, barbed wire entanglement,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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