palisade

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palisade
  • noun
    A fence of wooden stakes or iron railings fixed in the ground, forming an enclosure or defence. (at this time fortifications consisted mainly of earth banks and wooden palisades)
    A line of high cliffs.
    verb
    Enclose or provide (a building or place) with a palisade. (a palisaded earthwork once lay across the neck of the promontory)

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