1 A double stockade, or palisade, composed of pointed beams, which the adjacent forest supplied, defended the outer and inner bank of the trench.
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.
3 In the outwork was a sallyport corresponding to the postern of the castle, and the whole was surrounded by a strong palisade.
4 The High Bridge crosses the Mississippi, mounting from low banks to a palisade of cliffs.
5 This work was not finished; there had been no time to make a palisade for it.
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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.
7 Every room on the west front looked across a lawn to the beginning of the avenue immediately beyond tall iron palisades and gates.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.