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 palisadoes

Historical Examples of palisadoes

  • Hetty was then received in the canoe, which was shoved outside of the palisadoes.

    The Deerslayer

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • This included the granary with all their provisions, and the "palisadoes."

    The Stronghold

    Miriam Haynie

  • The defences at the top of the hill were reinforced with palisadoes.

    On the Spanish Main

    John Masefield

  • From that moment, he was never permitted to pass the palisadoes.

    The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • The Loss of them made us very uneasy, and we thereupon encompass'd our Fortress with Palisadoes.