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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Stockade (0.01168 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Stockade.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: stockade stockade n 1: fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense 2: a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions) [syn: concentration camp ] v : surround with a stockade in order to fortify
English → English (gcide) Definition: Stockade Stockade \Stock*ade"\, n. [F. estacade stockade, boom (confused in French with estocade; see 1st Stoccado); fr. It. steccata a palisade (influenced by OF. estach, estaque, a stake, post), or from Sp. estacada a palisade; both of German origin, and akin to E. stake, stick; cf. G. stecken stick, OHG. steccho. See Stake, n., Stick, n. & v. t., and cf. Estacade, Stacket.] 1. (Mil.) A line of stout posts or timbers set firmly in the earth in contact with each other (and usually with loopholes) to form a barrier, or defensive fortification. [Written also stoccade.] [1913 Webster] 2. An inclosure, or pen, made with posts and stakes. [1913 Webster] Stockade \Stock*ade"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stockaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Stockading.] To surround, fortify, or protect with a stockade. [1913 Webster]

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