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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pal·i·sade /ˌpæləˈsed/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pal·i·sade n.
 1. Fort. A strong, long stake, one end of which is set firmly in the ground, and the other is sharpened; also, a fence formed of such stakes set in the ground as a means of defense.
 2. Any fence made of pales or sharp stakes.
 3. A line of bold cliffs, esp. one showing basaltic columns; -- usually in pl., and orig. used as the name of the cliffs on the west bank of the lower Hudson.
 Palisade cells Bot., vertically elongated parenchyma cells, such as are seen beneath the epidermis of the upper surface of many leaves.
 Palisade worm Zool., a nematoid worm (Strongylus armatus), parasitic in the blood vessels of the horse, in which it produces aneurisms, often fatal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pal·i·sade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Palisaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Palisading.]  To surround, inclose, or fortify, with palisades.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes
          driven into the ground
      v : surround with a wall in order to fortify [syn: wall, fence,
           fence in, surround]