paling


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pale

1. A flat strip (slat) or round stake, usually of wood; set in series to form a fence.
2. An area enclosed by such stakes.
References in classic literature ?
The voice muttered and grunted behind the paling, and a key turned in the lock of the gate.
Here the lengths of wire-linked paling are supported by timber uprights fixed to masonry walls behind.