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    stockade

    stockade - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stockade

    Definition
    (noun) fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense Definition
    (noun) a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)
    Synonyms : concentration camp
    Definition
    (verb) surround with a stockade in order to fortify
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stockade

stockade~Stock(enough supply) of Blades; Lets put these blades in the fence around our house..this is a stock(common,standard) way (in India) to protect from thieves climbing the fence to enter the house - hence the barrier !

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