It was Korea, and I served three years—half of it in the stockade.
I heard that Wambe had a stockade round his kraal made of elephant tusks.
You like to spend your evenings in beating off wild Indians from a stockade.
Presently, at the sound of a horn, a great flight of arrows rose high in the air from behind the stockade.
We were clear out of the ship, but not yet ashore in our stockade.
Six of them, as big a band as he'd ever seen together at one time, had managed to cut them off from the stockade.
"I cannot keep her head for the stockade, sir," said I to the captain.
East of this stockade were the kitchen gardens, but all traces of them have long since vanished.
It was not without a guilty feeling that Rosebud rode out of the stockade.
Have you seen anything of the Indians since you left the stockade, Strides?
1610s, "a barrier of stakes," from Spanish estacada, from estaca "stake," from a Germanic source (cf. Old English staca, see stake (n.1)). Meaning "prison, especially on a military post" first recorded 1865.