stockade


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Synonyms for stockade

fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense

a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)

surround with a stockade in order to fortify

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When a tribe goes to war, the chief cannot order one party to go here and another there; but every man fights in the manner which best pleases himself; and to each separate individual to approach a stockade defended by fire-arms must appear certain death.
As of old, she was permitted the freedom of the village, for the stockade was high and strong and the only gates were well-guarded by day and by night; but as of old she cared not for the companionship of the cruel Arabs and the degraded blacks who formed the following of The Sheik, and so, as had been her wont in the sad days of her childhood, she slunk down to an unfrequented corner of the enclosure where she had often played at house- keeping with her beloved Geeka beneath the spreading branches of the great tree that had overhung the palisade; but now the tree was gone, and Meriem guessed the reason.
There were low bushes growing within the stockade, however, and in the shade of these Meriem sat down to think.
What Little Toomai liked was to scramble up bridle paths that only an elephant could take; the dip into the valley below; the glimpses of the wild elephants browsing miles away; the rush of the frightened pig and peacock under Kala Nag's feet; the blinding warm rains, when all the hills and valleys smoked; the beautiful misty mornings when nobody knew where they would camp that night; the steady, cautious drive of the wild elephants, and the mad rush and blaze and hullabaloo of the last night's drive, when the elephants poured into the stockade like boulders in a landslide, found that they could not get out, and flung themselves at the heavy posts only to be driven back by yells and flaring torches and volleys of blank cartridge.
Then Little Toomai would climb up to the top of one of the quivering stockade posts, his sun-bleached brown hair flying loose all over his shoulders, and he looking like a goblin in the torch-light.
Tenders are invited for Installation of stockade fence.
Jesryl Bacalla, allegedly a drug runner in Espinosa's drug network, and his wife Jean, a councilor of Barangay Poblacion Zone 3 in Baybay, were detained at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) stockade to face charges of violating Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Ardiente was detained at the Cebu City police office stockade pending the filing of two counts of murder and one count of frustrated murder against him.
Removal and disposal of existing fencing/barriers such as chain link fencing, stockade fences, high security fencing, architectural fencing, barbed wire, razor wire, support arms and corrugated metal fences
Ermitanio, who will turn 20 on Sunday, is detained at the CCPO stockade pending the filing of charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.
Contractor name : STOCKADE CONSTRUCTION CHEMICAL CO.
The minor was turned over to the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development while Kevol is detained at the NBI-7 stockade.
A Coalition Government grant of $300,000 will help Ballarat and Victoria celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Eureka Stockade, Premier Denis Napthine announced today.
I owe Louie a debt of gratitude for leading the protest against my being singly chosen to be transferred to the stockade, as ordered by you-know-who, to be a cell mate of Kumander Sumulong, supposedly 'the most dangerous man in the country.
Under the park's proposal, the entrance fee to the reconstructed stockade site would change from $5 to $7 in January 2018 for an individual, and would remain valid for reentrance for seven days.