stockade fence

noun

Definition of stockade fence

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

Examples of stockade fence in a Sentence

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, "Park Police horses to get new, more modern home on the Mall," 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, "On a socially distant Easter, the skies part just long enough," 14 Apr. 2020 Your kids will be fascinated by the burial mounds and a reconstructed stockade fence. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "15 cool Wisconsin nature centers to go to with your kids," 15 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of stockade fence

1985, in the meaning defined above

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20 Oct 2020

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“Stockade fence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stockade%20fence. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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