barricado


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bar•ri•cade

(ˈbær ɪˌkeɪd, ˌbær ɪˈkeɪd)

n., v. -cad•ed, -cad•ing. n.
1. a defensive barrier hastily constructed, as in a street, to stop an enemy.
2. any barrier that obstructs passage.
v.t.
3. to obstruct or block with a barricade.
4. to shut in and defend with or as if with a barricade.
[1585–95; < French, <barrique barrel]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.barricado - block off with barricades
obturate, occlude, close up, impede, obstruct, jam, block - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
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References in classic literature ?
Fast we found, fast shut The dismal Gates, and barricado'd strong; But long ere our approaching heard within Noise, other then the sound of Dance or Song, Torment, and lowd lament, and furious rage.
Think it: From east, west, north, and south, be it concluded, No barricado for a belly.
A race later, Faye Bramley won her first race in France when she partnered Barricado to victory in a claiming race for lady riders.