It was Korea, and I served three years—half of it in the stockade.
I heard that Wambe had a stockade round his kraal made of elephant tusks.
He said the men were rebuilding the stockade and getting in the harvest.
Presently, at the sound of a horn, a great flight of arrows rose high in the air from behind the stockade.
They saw that the brush had been cut from the ground outside the stockade, as if for battle.
Six of them, as big a band as he'd ever seen together at one time, had managed to cut them off from the stockade.
With this they were to surmount the stockade and gain the open.
East of this stockade were the kitchen gardens, but all traces of them have long since vanished.
That relation of his, Si-Lapa by name, was then with Doramin in the stockade only a few feet away.
Have you seen anything of the Indians since you left the stockade, Strides?
1610s, "a barrier of stakes," from Spanish estacada, from estaca "stake," from a Germanic source (cf. Old English staca, see stake (n.1)). Meaning "prison, especially on a military post" first recorded 1865.