stockade fence


: a solid fence of half-round boards pointed at the top

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The project is designed to replace the current stables of wood and shingle, surrounded by a stockade fence, that have been an eyesore on the Mall since they were erected for the nation’s bicentennial 44 years ago. Washington Post, 8 Oct. 2020 Living in the suburbs can be isolating, Seabolt said, as people are separated by stockade fences and can keep to themselves. USA Today, 14 Apr. 2020 Your kids will be fascinated by the burial mounds and a reconstructed stockade fence. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 15 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stockade fence was in 1985

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“Stockade fence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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