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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An enclosure in which prisoners are kept.

Usage examples (36)
  • My grandfather spent two years in a stockade during the war.
  • A big but insecure stockade is built of branches and bamboo poles.
  • A gigantic tree grows within the stockade, which is a very poor one.
  • The forts are surrounded by a strong stockade, which is surmounted by a cheveaux-de-frise of split bamboos. for more
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