palisado

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

palisado (plural palisados or palisadoes)

  1. (fortification) Obsolete form of palisade.
    • 1662, Henry More, An Antidote Against Atheism, Book II, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 79:
      " [] and the Eye-lids are fortifi'd with little stiff bristles, as with Palisadoes, against the assault of Flies and Gnats, and such bold Animalcula"

VerbEdit

palisado (third-person singular simple present palisadoes, present participle palisadoing, simple past and past participle palisadoed)

  1. (fortification) Obsolete form of palisade.
    • 1726 October 28, [Jonathan Swift], “A Description of the Farmer’s Daughter. []”, in Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. [] [Gulliver’s Travels], volume I, London: [] Benj[amin] Motte, [], OCLC 995220039, part II (A Voyage to Brobdingnag):
      He provided a table sixty feet in diameter, upon which I was to act my part, and palisadoed it round three feet from the edge, and as many high, to prevent my falling over.
    • 1853, Mary Howitt., Strife and Peace[1]:
      The sea breaks upon this coast against a palisadoed fence of rocks and cliffs, around which swarm flocks of polar birds with cries and screams.
    • 1816, Robert Kerr, A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17[2]:
      At Chaco they had a little earthen fort, with a small ditch palisadoed round it, and a few old honeycombed guns without carriages, and which do not defend the harbour in the least.