stock•adePronunciation: (sto-kād'), [key]
—n., v., -ad•ed, -ad•ing.
a defensive barrier consisting of strong posts or timbers fixed upright in the ground.
an enclosure or pen made with posts and stakes.
3. U.S. Mil.
a prison for military personnel.
to protect, fortify, or encompass with a stockade.
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