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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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Guard duty at Army stockades was assigned to junior enlisted Soldiers as a 30-day temporary duty.
Burnett, Captain Abraham McClellan's Company, 2nd Regiment, 2nd Brigade, Mounted Infantry, wrote: "I saw the helpless Cherokees arrested and dragged from their homes, and driven at the bayonet point into the stockades.
For the first goal, we use temporary stockades made of plastic pipe to exclude rays from dense concentrations of adult scallops prior to and during their late summer spawning period.
As we look at the alleged abuses at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, we should note that neither place comes close to the vile conditions of past war stockades.
To test the influence of rays on scallop populations, Peterson and his colleagues encircled patches of scallops with stockades of widely spaced poles.
There were soldiers in the modern equivalent of stockades fighting to the finish.
The soldiers then rushed inside, seizing entire families and herding them into stockades.
The use of bronze brought a wide range of tools, weapons and ornaments while from the late Bronze Age to the Iron Age, many settlements began to be defended by wooden stockades, with hillforts home to extended farming families.
A map showing the locations of known stockades with a legend identifying these.
Trees that towered over prairie rivers were transformed into pirogues (hand-hewn canoes for trappers and traders), stockades for early military forts, and vigas or ceiling beams for adobe homesteads.
I solemnly swear that all the houses and stockades in the lake were full of heads and corpses.
Noland's puritanical device is an after-the-fact maquette of her 1993-94 series of aluminum stockades.