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pal·i·sade

 (păl′ĭ-sād′)
n.
1.
a. A fence of pales forming a defense barrier or fortification.
b. One of the pales of such a fence.
2. palisades A line of lofty steep cliffs, usually along a river.
tr.v. pal·i·sad·ed, pal·i·sad·ing, pal·i·sades
To equip or fortify with palisades or a palisade.

[French palissade, from Old French, from Old Provençal palissada, from palissa, stake, from Vulgar Latin *pālīcea, from Latin pālus; see pag- in Indo-European roots.]

palisade

(ˌpælɪˈseɪd)
n
1. a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground, esp for defence
2. one of the stakes used in such a fence
3. (Botany) botany a layer of elongated mesophyll cells containing many chloroplasts, situated below the outer epidermis of a leaf blade
vb
(tr) to enclose with a palisade
[C17: via French, from Old Provençal palissada, ultimately from Latin pālus stake; see pale2, pole1]

pal•i•sade

(ˌpæl əˈseɪd)

n., v. -sad•ed, -sad•ing. n.
1. a fence of pales or stakes set firmly in the ground, as for enclosure or defense.
2. a pale or stake pointed at the top and set firmly in the ground in a close row with others to form a defense.
3. palisades, a line of cliffs.
v.t.
4. to furnish or fortify with a palisade.
[1590–1600; < French palissade, Middle French < Old Provençal palissada <paliss(a) paling, derivative of pal stake, pale2]

Palisade

 anything resembling or likened to a row of stakes.
Examples: palisade of cliffs, 1850; of ice-pinnacles, 1871; of mountains, 1865; of shrubs; of stakes, 1832; of stiff hairs, 1713; of teeth, 1796; of trees.

palisade


Past participle: palisaded
Gerund: palisading

Imperative
palisade
palisade
Present
I palisade
you palisade
he/she/it palisades
we palisade
you palisade
they palisade
Preterite
I palisaded
you palisaded
he/she/it palisaded
we palisaded
you palisaded
they palisaded
Present Continuous
I am palisading
you are palisading
he/she/it is palisading
we are palisading
you are palisading
they are palisading
Present Perfect
I have palisaded
you have palisaded
he/she/it has palisaded
we have palisaded
you have palisaded
they have palisaded
Past Continuous
I was palisading
you were palisading
he/she/it was palisading
we were palisading
you were palisading
they were palisading
Past Perfect
I had palisaded
you had palisaded
he/she/it had palisaded
we had palisaded
you had palisaded
they had palisaded
Future
I will palisade
you will palisade
he/she/it will palisade
we will palisade
you will palisade
they will palisade
Future Perfect
I will have palisaded
you will have palisaded
he/she/it will have palisaded
we will have palisaded
you will have palisaded
they will have palisaded
Future Continuous
I will be palisading
you will be palisading
he/she/it will be palisading
we will be palisading
you will be palisading
they will be palisading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been palisading
you have been palisading
he/she/it has been palisading
we have been palisading
you have been palisading
they have been palisading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been palisading
you will have been palisading
he/she/it will have been palisading
we will have been palisading
you will have been palisading
they will have been palisading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been palisading
you had been palisading
he/she/it had been palisading
we had been palisading
you had been palisading
they had been palisading
Conditional
I would palisade
you would palisade
he/she/it would palisade
we would palisade
you would palisade
they would palisade
Past Conditional
I would have palisaded
you would have palisaded
he/she/it would have palisaded
we would have palisaded
you would have palisaded
they would have palisaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palisade - fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the groundpalisade - fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground
fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
Verb1.palisade - surround with a wall in order to fortify
protect - shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
stockade - surround with a stockade in order to fortify
circumvallate - surround with or as if with a rampart or other fortification

palisade

noun fence, defence, paling, enclosure, bulwark, stockade a stout wooden palisade enclosing the yard
Translations
pihtaed

palisade

[ˌpælɪˈseɪd] N
1.palizada f, estacada f
2. palisades (US) (= cliffs) → acantilado msing

palisade

[ˌpælɪˈseɪd] npalissade f

palisade

n
Palisade f
palisades pl (US) → Steilufer nt
vteinpfählen

palisade

[ˌpælɪseɪd] npalizzata
References in classic literature ?
Late in the afternoon the band came upon a small palisaded village of thatched huts set in a clearing in the jungle close beside a placid river.