Stockade


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Stockade

A defensible space that is enclosed by a fence or palisade with loopholes.

stockade

A defensive barrier; logs or timbers driven into the ground to form an enclosure.
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These Soldiers, selected by company leaders, were not often considered the cream of the crop; and they viewed stockade duty as demeaning.
Since the days of the tower and stockade, the expulsion of Arabs from their villages and the expropriation of land in the Negev and the Galilee, a state was established.
The action of the novel shifts from a place called Al Tafar in Iraq (five of the eleven chapters are set there), to New Jersey, to Germany, to Richmond, Virginia, and then, finally, to the stockade at Fort Knox, Kentucky, where Bartle is finally pleasantly incarcerated.
Barbieri said she put a 6-foot stockade fence around her house but the dog lifted the gate handle to escape.
That fire, east of Stockade Mountain in central Malheur County, has been named the Crowley Creek Fire.
census, the cities of Stockade and Carthage had populations of 50,000-75,000, (79) and Lakeport's population range was half that at 20,000-25,000 residents.
It concentrates on the life of the diggers rather than the politics of the time such as the miners' protests and the Eureka Stockade.
The proposal would be on the site of the now-demolished Conwy Butterly Jungle near Bodlondeb Woods, close to Conwy's historic town centre, although concerns have been raised about the height of a three metre stockade fence.
Standing where the corner of the Camp Lawton stockade once stood was one of the greatest moments of my archaeological career," anthropologist Sue Moore of Georgia Southern University said in a (http://news.
The Schoharie's waters then accelerated to the rate of flow of Niagara Falls as its path narrowed, uprooting houses and trees, before bursting onto the Mohawk River, just west of Schenectady to flood Rotterdam Junction and the historic Stockade section of Schenectady.
Situated in separate galleries adjoining a central stockade are exhibits depicting the war experience of the Canadians, Americans, British, and Native Americans.
With their characteristic caution and efficiency, the gyrus was probably employed as temporary protection for the troops while the outer stockade was being dismantled.