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 Meanings and Examples of PALISADE
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palisade
 n.  fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground
 v.  surround with a wall in order to fortify
Classic Sentence:
1  A double stockade, or palisade, composed of pointed beams, which the adjacent forest supplied, defended the outer and inner bank of the trench.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  It was strongly secured by a palisade on each side, as was the esplanade in front of the pavilions, and the whole was guarded by men-at-arms.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  In the outwork was a sallyport corresponding to the postern of the castle, and the whole was surrounded by a strong palisade.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  The High Bridge crosses the Mississippi, mounting from low banks to a palisade of cliffs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  This work was not finished; there had been no time to make a palisade for it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON
6  The Saxon architect had exhausted his art in rendering the main keep defensible, and there was no other circumvallation than a rude barrier of palisades.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
7  Every room on the west front looked across a lawn to the beginning of the avenue immediately beyond tall iron palisades and gates.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
8  But the eye of love had already seen, even through the narrow chinks of the wooden palisades, the movement of the white robe, and observed the fluttering of the blue sash.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
9  The whole thickness of a house and a multitude of uninhabited rooms separated this den from the boulevard, and the only window that existed opened on waste lands enclosed with walls and palisades.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
10  The Volscians hasten up in even line under their advancing roof of shields, and set to fill up the trenches and tear down the palisades.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
11  Elsewhere in dreadful guise Mezentius brandishes his Etruscan pine and hurls smoking brands; but Messapus, tamer of horses, seed of Neptune, tears away the palisading and calls for ladders to the ramparts.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
Example Sentence:
1  They surrounded the yard with a palisade.