barricade

Part of speech: verb

To defend with a barricade.

Part of speech: noun

A defensive barrier closing a passage. Barricado.

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Usage examples "barricade":

  1. The position of the quarter- breed's fort admitted only one plan of attack- to rush the barricade that stretched across the neck of the little peninsula. - "The Gun-Brand", James B. Hendryx.
  2. The Arabs could use the beasts for a living barricade, firing over their backs. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
  3. We've cut down trees and built the barricade and our houses. - "Where There's Hope", Jerome Bixby.