Fortification. a defensive barrier consisting of strong posts or timbers fixed upright in the ground.
an enclosure or pen made with posts and stakes.
U.S. Military. a prison for military personnel.
verb (used with object), stockaded, stockading.
to protect, fortify, or encompass with a stockade.
an enclosure or barrier of stakes and timbers
(US) a military prison or detention area
(transitive) to surround with a stockade
noun 1. a fence of closely fitted vertical boards with pointed tops.
- Stock and station agent
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a firm dealing in and financing farm activities
noun 1. stock ledger (def 1). 2. stores ledger. stock ledger or stock book noun 1. a permanent record of the capital stock of a corporation, listing the names and addresses of the stockholders, the number of the shares owned, the serial numbers of their stock certificates, etc. 2. stores ledger.
noun 1. a boy or man responsible for replenishing stock, as on the shelves of a grocery store.