verb (used with object), pal·i·sad·ed, pal·i·sad·ing.
Origin of palisade
Examples from the Web for palisade
We shall soon know,” said Pencroft, “when we have scaled the palisade.The Secret of the Island|W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
A slim girl bearing in her hand a wooden pail came through the gate of the palisade.The Young Trailers|Joseph A. Altsheler
Further, we can see plainly from our oldest laws that the palisade or entrenchment around a great mans house is a burh.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
Many of the soldiers forced their way through, but only to find a second and then a third palisade in front of them.History of Australia and New Zealand|Alexander Sutherland
Beyond the palisade there is a labyrinth of 108,000 paths leading by direct and circuitous routes back to earth.
British Dictionary definitions for palisade
Word Origin for palisade
Word Origin and History for palisade
"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.