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stockade

stock·ade

stockade

 
pronunciation:
sta keId
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a barrier for defense that is made of upright stakes or timbers.
definition 2: a military prison.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stockaded, stockades, stockading
definition: to strengthen, protect, or surround with a stockade.
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