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Definition of the noun stockade

What does stockade mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: stockades

  1. fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: fortification / munition = defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
  2. a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of stockade: concentration camp
    • more generic word: camp = a penal institution
    • more specific term: death camp = a concentration camp where prisoners are likely to die or be killed
    • instances:
      • Auschwitz = a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II
      • Belsen = a Nazi concentration camp for Jews created in northwestern Germany during World War II
      • Buchenwald = a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in World War II that was located in central Germany
      • Dachau = a concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany

Alternative definition of the noun stockade

noun

  1. an enclosure protected by a wall of wooden posts
  2. [colloquial] a military prison

Definition of the verb stockade

What does stockade mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: stockaded | stockading | stockades

  1. surround with a stockade in order to fortify

Alternative definition of the verb stockade

verb

  1. [transitive] To enclose in a stockade.

Films

  1. "Stockade" is a 1971 Australian musical film about the Eureka Stockade.
  2. "Stockade" is a film, directed by Jim Steel.
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Gay pornography, Pornographic film
    • released on (20 years ago)

Character

Stockade is the name of two fictional characters in the various Transformers universes.

Miscellanea

  1. Stockade a.k.a. Fortification: Fortifications are military constructions or buildings designed for the defense of territories in warfare, and also used to solidify rule in a region during peace time. Humans have constructed defensive works for many thousands of years, in a variety of increasingly complex designs. The term is derived from the Latin fortis and facere.
    • also known as Fort
  2. Stockade is a TCP-layer blocking tool written in C++. It denies TCP/IP access to registered IP addresses by using the ipfw packet filter.
  3. Stockade is an educational institution, school.

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Google previewSchenectady's Stockade (2008)

New York's First Historic District by Don Rittner

The stockade is a unique and rare area that has maintained its sense of place and the original spirit of its founding fathers. We are fortunate to have so many of its residents champion the cause to keep it that way. —Don Rittner, June 2008 One ...

Google previewWpa Guide to the Minnesota Arrowhead (2008)

by The Federal Writers' Project

The composite log stockade is a replica of one found at the Leech Lake Post (see Arrowhead Tour 3); some of the old logs in the structure bear the Astor stamp. In the grove is an APPLE TREE (marked), one of the oldest in the Arrowhead.

Google previewThe Cinema of Australia and New Zealand (2007)

by Geoff Mayer

While Eureka Stockade is a poor film, Bitter Springs is an intriguing one which anticipates the revisionary treatment of race relations that were evident in a number of Hollywood westerns of that period, such as Broken Arrow (1950) and The ...

Google previewDown in the Dumps (2008)

Place, Modernity, American Depression by Jani Scandura

Consider, for example, the cluster of nicknames that labeled the Reno brothel: A stockade is the holding pen in a prison; a bull pen is the cell in which prisoners are detained until they en- ter court; and a crib is an enclosed stall, chamber, ...

Google previewManipur, Past and Present (1988)

The Heritage and Ordeals of a Civilization by Naorem Sanajaoba

The stockade is an oblong enclosure of solid teak timber, in some places not more than six feet high, without a ditch or other out-work. It stands on a tongue of land on the edge of the bank, immediately below which the stream now flows, ...

Google previewColonial America and the American Revolution (2006)

The 25 Best Sites by Clint Johnson

stockade is a faithful recreation of what Jamestown must have looked like when it was founded in 1607. While everything looks period in this recreated Jamestown, the interpreters speak in modern-day language in order to explain to ...

Google previewReport on the Eastern Frontier of British India (1835)

With an Appendix and Maps by Robert Boileau Pemberton

The stockade is an oblong enclosure of solid teak timber, in some places not more than six feet high, without a ditch or other out-work. It stands on a tongue of land on the edge of the bank, immediately below which the stream now flows, ...

Google previewGlimpses of North-eastern Victoria, and Albury, New South Wales (1870)

by W. M. Finn

Adjoining the stockade is the Catholic Church and Presbytery. The Rev. Charles O'Hea, O.S.A., a native of Ireland, has been resident pastor since 1853 ; the first pastor having been the Rev. Patrick Dunne, nowsenior priest in Goulburn, N.S.W. ...

Google previewThe Literary Digest (1914)

The stockade is a welcome sight after a day in the woods, for it means rest and sleep or perhaps an evening diversion. Even supper of cold baked beans, fat meat, and corn bread will stir life afresh within these creatures. The plank, plink, plank ...

Google previewThe American Magazine (1890)

The impounding stockade is a half-acre in extent, and comes next to the securing stockade ; the entrance to it is by a flap-door hinged upward, and opened by means of a great hawser drawn through a block in the tops of the large trees which ...

Google previewFrank Leslie's Popular Monthly (1890)

by Frank Leslie

The impounding stockade is a half-acre in extent, and comes next to the securing stockade ; the entrance to it is by a flap-door hinged upward, and opened by means of a great hawser drawn through a block in the tops of the large trees which ...

Google previewPaint, Oil and Drug Review (1914)

The stockade is a welcome sight after a day in the woods, for it means rest and sleep or perhaps an evening; diversion. Even supper of cold baked beans, fat meat, and corn bread will stir life afresh within these creatures. The plank, plink ...

Google previewA Dictionary Of Maqiao (2005)

by Han Shaogong, han shao gong

The left-hand column attacked Qingyu Embankment, charging directly at the stockade, taking guns and cannon along with them. They fired cannon at the robbers' stockade, which caught fire, forcing the robbers to flee to the river, where ...

Google previewDictionary of Wars (2013)

by George Childs Kohn

Eureka Stockade Miners' Rebellion (1854) The discovery of gold in Australia in 1851 caused not only immigration of a non-agricultural class of workers but also the enactment of severe laws against miners: expensive monthly licenses (regard , ...

Google previewMilitary Dictionary (1861)

by H. L. Scott

Stockade work offers a ready means of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the African Diaspora (2008)

Origins, Experiences, and Culture. A-C. Volume 1

EUREKA STOCKADE African Americans were present at a defining moment in Australian history, when protests against licence fees led to a rebellion against the authority of the British crown. Several hundred miners, a number of whom were ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [4 volumes] (2011)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

Army, Vietnam, Installation Stockade (USARVIS) was located in a headquarters and logistical complex on the outskirts of Long Binh in Bien Hoa Province. Most soldiers knew it as Long Binh Jail, ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

stockade stake fence / strainer 339 stockade stake fence - a fence made from peeled straight conifer branches with the top faces rounded and fastened vertically to fence rails. stone anchor - a metal device used to attach or anchor stone to ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania (1994)

by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda

By the weekend, a stockade had been erected on Eureka Hill. On Saturday night, only 150 men, not expecting an attack on a Sunday, remained on guard. However, the officer commanding the reinforcement troops sent from Melbourne ...

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Quotes about Stockade

The Bard stopped at Footscray
on the road to Ballarat
researching The Eureka Stockade
imagined the boys
manning the barricades
police bullets flying
hoisting the Southern Cross
and dying. (Vince Gullaci)
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Scrabble value of S1T1O1C3K5A1D2E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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