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[pal-uh-sey-doh] /ˌpæl əˈseɪ doʊ/
noun, plural palisadoes, verb (used with object), palisadoed, palisadoing.
palisade (defs 1, 2, 4, 5).
Origin of palisado
From the Spanish word palizada
Related forms
unpalisadoed, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Your palisado is a pretty sort of bodkin, about the thickness of my leg.

    The Recruiting Officer George Farquhar
  • The stranger was still speaking, when a small quivering flame played on the corners of the palisado nearest the burning pile.

    The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish James Fenimore Cooper
  • And first having felled trees, he therewith made a palisado about the town that none might go out.

    Historical Parallels, vol 3 (of 3) Arthur Thomas Malkin
  • Steep rocks and everlasting hills are their castles; the tangled, pathless thicket their palisado, and God is their ally.

  • "Enter," said the stranger, lowering the piece of the palisado for the passage of his companion.

    The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish James Fenimore Cooper

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