from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A thrust with a sword, one of the movements taught by the early fencing-masters, as in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
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- noun Archaic form of
- verb Archaic form of
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The fort is built of drift logs, and surrounded by a stoccade of the same, with two bastions, and a gallery around the inside.
The space comprised within the stoccade is an oblong square, of about one hundred, by two hundred and fifty feet.
The spot where once the fine parterre overlooked the river, and the bold stoccade enclosed the neat and substantial fort, is now overgrown with weeds and bushes, and can scarce be distinguished from the primeval forest which surrounds it on every side.