barricade oneself

idiom

: to block oneself off from other people usually inside something as by locking doors or erecting barricades
Students barricaded themselves in the cafeteria to protest university policies.

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“Barricade oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barricade%20oneself. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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