stockade: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sto-kād'), [key]
— n., v., -ad•ed, -ad•ing.
- a defensive barrier consisting of strong posts or timbers fixed upright in the ground.
- an enclosure or pen made with posts and stakes.
- a prison for military personnel.
- to protect, fortify, or encompass with a stockade.
- stockade (Thesaurus)