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Definition of stoccade
StoccadeStoccade Stoc*cade", n. & v.
See Stockade. stoccadeStockade 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.
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.
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