[ pal-uh-sey-doh ]

noun, verb (used with object),plural pal·i·sa·does,pal·i·sa·doed, pal·i·sa·do·ing.

Origin of palisado

From the Spanish word palizada

Other words from palisado

  • un·pal·i·sa·doed, adjective

Words Nearby palisado Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use palisado in a sentence

  • Your palisado is a pretty sort of bodkin, about the thickness of my leg.

    The Recruiting Officer | George Farquhar
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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