They gained the first and second Palisades at the point of the sword.
All the weaker places were strengthened by means of Palisades.
At six, when the smoke was rising from the stone chimneys behind the Palisades, Ray came back to say that all was well.
This landscape is from the Palisades, where we have roamed in leisure hours.
The block-houses were demolished, the Palisades beaten down, the guns dismounted, the barracks reduced to ruins.
The luminous night which enwraps the Palisades is a solemn mighty chord.
Our spirit goes out into the night of these Palisades and dilates into immensity.
It consisted of a circle of gold, with Palisades attached to it.
For it is matter of wonder that some more colossal vulgarian has not stuck up a sign a mile long on the Palisades.
And naked were the rattling trees on their side of the river, on the Palisades.
"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.