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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of palisade.

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Examples

  • People were painted and dressed in their finest, the smells of cooking food heavy in the air while flutes, drums, and singing voices filtered down from the palisaded plaza.

    Fire The Sky

  • People were painted and dressed in their finest, the smells of cooking food heavy in the air while flutes, drums, and singing voices filtered down from the palisaded plaza.

    Fire The Sky

  • He meant “palisaded plain,” meaning a plain that begins or ends in a steep cliff.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • They had crossed the garden and passed through a palisaded gate and had come to the arched gate which Eric Gulbrandsen had erected as an entrance to his College, a sturdily built, hideous, red brick building.

    Twin Moons

  • The Spanish had learned a few things from their unpleasant conquest of northern Mexico: The forts now would be built with high, palisaded walls; the encomienda was abandoned.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Then he saw it in the distance, steel-beamed and cabled, sweeping to the palisaded bank.

    Underworld

  • Rhode Island colonists converged on the Great Swamp in southern Rhode Island, where the Narragansett had built a palisaded fort that housed the women, children, and elderly of the tribe.

    History of American Women

  • A description of the semi-abandoned Pigwacket village made in 1703 by an English scouting party: "When we came to the fort, we found about an acre of ground, taken in with timber [palisaded], set in the ground in a circular form with ports [gates], and about one hundred wigwams therein."

    History of American Women

  • Then he saw it in the distance, steel-beamed and cabled, sweeping to the palisaded bank.

    Underworld

  • Then he saw it in the distance, steel-beamed and cabled, sweeping to the palisaded bank.

    Underworld

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