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  • noun Plural form of stockade.

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Examples

  • Maybe their constituents will rise up and put them all in stockades at home, in the town squares and capital statehouse lawns, from sea to shining sea.

    Think Progress » Hastert Shuts Down Congress For DeLay’s Trial

  • We stayed about 20 meters from hut, in stockades under windfall.

    Chirichingo, Luis G.

  • We stayed about 20 meters from hut, in stockades under windfall.

    Nowicki, Hames E.

  • We stayed about 20 meters from hut, in stockades under windfall.

    Shepard, Vernon C.

  • We stayed about 20 meters from hut, in stockades under windfall.

    Petersen, Michael T.

  • In front of the stockades was a deep broad ditch, and then beyond it rose a low bank of soft slimy mud, held together by reeds and aquatic plants, and which sloped away again down to the river.

    The Three Midshipmen

  • As we have seen, he did use Taiwan as a base before the Dutch arrived, and his organization is said to have been large and well structured, with ten "stockades" (寨), scores of ships, and hundreds of men, hierarchically organized. 12 Did his people build actual stockades on Taiwan?

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Cities have invented all kinds of protections and safeguards such as stockades, walls, trenches -- all of which are made by hand and expensive.

    Authors of Greece

  • On the day after Rosie Rosenthal’s crew returned alone from Münster—where in twelve minutes the Hundredth lost twelve of thirteen planes—five of the group’s original leaders, John Egan, Gale Cleven, Frank Murphy, Howard “Hambone” Hamilton, and John Brady, were in German stockades.

    Masters of the Air

  • On the day after Rosie Rosenthal’s crew returned alone from Münster—where in twelve minutes the Hundredth lost twelve of thirteen planes—five of the group’s original leaders, John Egan, Gale Cleven, Frank Murphy, Howard “Hambone” Hamilton, and John Brady, were in German stockades.

    Masters of the Air

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