verb (used with object), stock·ad·ed, stock·ad·ing.
Examples from the Web for stockade
It was Korea, and I served three years—half of it in the stockade.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The garrison rushed to the stockade and watched them as they approached the shore.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
Still dazed, he went to the blockhouse at the north-west corner of the stockade and joined the men there.The Shadow of Victory|Myrtle Reed
The "stockade" was famous among the red-light institutions of the country.Abroad at Home|Julian Street
British Dictionary definitions for stockade
Word Origin for stockade
Word Origin and History for stockade
1610s, "a barrier of stakes," from Spanish estacada, from estaca "stake," from a Germanic source (cf. Old English staca, see stake (n.1)). Meaning "prison, especially on a military post" first recorded 1865.