palisado

[pal-uh-sey-doh]

Origin of palisado

From the Spanish word palizada
Related formsun·pal·i·sa·doed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for palisado

Historical Examples of palisado

  • 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.

  • 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