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palisado

[pal-uh-sey-doh] /ˌpæl əˈseɪ doʊ/
noun, plural palisadoes, verb (used with object), palisadoed, palisadoing.
1.
palisade (defs 1, 2, 4, 5).
Origin of palisado
< Spanish palizada
Related forms
unpalisadoed, adjective
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  • And first having felled trees, he therewith made a palisado about the town that none might go out.

    Historical Parallels, vol 3 (of 3) Arthur Thomas Malkin
  • Your palisado is a pretty sort of bodkin, about the thickness of my leg.

    The Recruiting Officer George Farquhar
  • "Enter," said the stranger, lowering the piece of the palisado for the passage of his companion.

    The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish James Fenimore Cooper
  • The stranger was still speaking, when a small quivering flame played on the corners of the palisado nearest the burning pile.

    The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish James Fenimore Cooper
  • Steep rocks and everlasting hills are their castles; the tangled, pathless thicket their palisado, and God is their ally.

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