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

 stock·ade /stɑˈked/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stock·ade n.
 1. Mil. A line of stout posts or timbers set firmly in the earth in contact with each other (and usually with loopholes) to form a barrier, or defensive fortification. [Written also stoccade.]
 2. An inclosure, or pen, made with posts and stakes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stock·ade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stockaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Stockading.] To surround, fortify, or protect with a stockade.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout
           posts set firmly for defense
      2: a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war
         are confined (usually under harsh conditions) [syn: concentration
      v : surround with a stockade in order to fortify