verb (used with object), bar·ri·cad·ed, bar·ri·cad·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM barricadebar·ri·cad·er, nounun·bar·ri·cade, verb (used with object), un·bar·ri·cad·ed, un·bar·ri·cad·ing.
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After swarming through barricades, rioters forced their way inside.How to fight online hate before it leads to violence|Kathiann Kowalski|February 4, 2021|Science News For Students
In 1971 he helped organize the May Day demonstrations in Washington, where protesters — thousands of whom were arrested — erected barricades throughout the District to voice their opposition to the war.Rennie Davis, ‘Chicago Seven’ activist and leader of New Left, dies at 80|Emily Langer|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Police blocked access to the court with metal barricades, and dozens of riot police lined the streets as mounted units patrolled the area.Russian opposition leader Navalny ordered jailed, calls on supporters to keep pressure on Putin|Isabelle Khurshudyan, Robyn Dixon|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
They should be stopped before they can do that — stopped where they are now — not at barricades that wall off our elected representatives from the people they serve.The danger of right-wing mobs is real. Fencing at the U.S. Capitol won’t help.|Philip Kennicott|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Farmers used tractors to tear down police barricades, and videos of police attacking protesting farmers circulated on social media.Why Twitter Blocked Accounts Linked to Farmers' Protests in India—Only to Reverse Course|Billy Perrigo|February 1, 2021|Time
Sarah stood by the police barricade with her 12-year-old sister, Mary, and their mother, Rada.
A white police officer standing amid the crowd inside the barricade got his laughs a moment later.
(Rioters) were building a barricade across Winchester Street and looking for material.Frat Culture Clashes With Riot Police at Keene, N.H., Pumpkin Festival|Melanie Plenda|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In front of the City Hall building hundreds of tires have been piled up to form a barricade that is manned by yet more masked men.Pro-Russian Protestors in Ukraine Dream of Soviet Glory Days|David Patrikarakos|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They made a barricade of metal junk and acted as human shields to stop the train proceeding.
Across the middle of the cage a stout barricade has been erected, and behind the barricade sits the Master, pale but defiant.
The besiegers forced the advance barricade, burned the drawbridge, and fired the gate.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
Then she issued her commands to the men, and fiercely she bade them pull down that barricade and take the dog alive.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He would go alone if he must; no barricade of unearthly beasts could hold him from the great adventure.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
First there was to be seen the city itself, nestled beyond its barricade of levees.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter