What does the word barricade mean?

Usage examples for 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 by James B. Hendryx
  2. The Arabs could use the beasts for a living barricade, firing over their backs. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. We've cut down trees and built the barricade and our houses. – Where There's Hope by Jerome Bixby