stockade

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EtymologyEdit

From French estocade, equivalent to stock +‎ -ade.

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stockade (plural stockades)

  1. (military) an enclosure protected by a wall of wooden posts
  2. (colloquial) a military prison

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stockade (third-person singular simple present stockades, present participle stockading, simple past and past participle stockaded)

  1. (transitive) To enclose in a stockade.

Further readingEdit

  • stockade” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.