Definition of Stockade. Meaning of Stockade. Synonyms of Stockade

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Definition of Stockade

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.] 2. An inclosure, or pen, made with posts and stakes.
Stockade
Stockade Stock*ade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stockaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Stockading.] To surround, fortify, or protect with a stockade.

Meaning of Stockade from wikipedia

- A stockade is an enclosure of palisades and tall walls, made of logs placed side by side vertically, with the tops sharpened as a defensive wall. Stockade...
- Eureka Stockade, which was fought between rebels and the colonial forces of Australia on 3 December 1854 at Eureka Lead and named after a stockade structure...
- A stockade is an architectural element. Stockade may also refer to: a military prison, especially on an army or air force installation The Stockade, or...
- Sirloin Stockade is an American family-style all-you-can-eat buffet steakhouse, restaurant chain and franchisor that was founded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma...
- Tower and Stockade (Hebrew: חוֹמָה וּמִגְדָּל‎, romanized: Homa u'migdal, lit. 'wall and tower') was a settlement method used by Zionist settlers in Mandatory...
- and used as a defensive structure or enclosure. Palisades can form a stockade. Palisade derives from pale, from the Latin word pālus, meaning stake,...
- The Eureka Flag was flown at the Battle of the Eureka Stockade, which took place on 3 December 1854 at Ballarat in Victoria, Australia. It was the culmination...
- Kingston Stockade Football Club is an American soccer team based in Kingston, New York. The team was founded in November 2015, and began its first season...
- Stockade Companies is a multi-concept restaurant company based in Round Rock, Texas. Stockade Companies, LLC grew from a single Sirloin Stockade restaurant...
- The Florence Stockade, also known as The Stockade or the Confederate States Military Prison at Florence, was a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp located...