At nightfall a sharp lookout was kept, not only on the palisade but from the top of the rajah's house.
A palisade in fortification; but for its naval application, see Reeming.
We went to the rampart—a small height formed by nature and fortified by a palisade.
Against such an invasion the palisade was but an insufficient barrier.
She was surprised to find the gate of the palisade open and still more astonished to see a tall figure in the kitchen.
Is any one protecting the palisade between the two points attacked?
Early in August, 1346, there had been erected along the shore by the Castello dell' Ovo a palisade encircling a raised platform.
They shoot between the logs of the palisade down the narrow lane.
Accordingly a young and promising officer was thrust up to the top of the palisade.
There is a gateway through this palisade where you can go in.
"a fence of stakes," c.1600, from Middle French palissade (15c.), from Provençal palissada, from palissa "a stake or paling," from Gallo-Romance *palicea, from Latin palus "stake" (see pale (n.)). Military sense is attested from 1690s. The Palisades, along the Hudson River opposite New York City, so called by 1823.