Sentence Examples


  • A stockade fort was erected on the site of the city in 1808, but was burned in 1813.
  • No shelter had been provided for the inmates: the first arrivals made rude sheds from the debris of the stockade; the others made tents of blankets and other available pieces of cloth, or dug pits in the ground.
  • The whole group of buildings stood in an enclosure (tun) surrounded by a stockade (burg), which perhaps rested on an earthwork, though this is disputed.
  • Avoiding the main road, held by the enemy in force, they attacked a weakly held stockade, and succeeded in cutting their way through, with a loss of two British officers mortally wounded, 39 Hausa killed, and double that number wounded or missing.
  • The English occupied the place on the next day and General Forbes ordered the immediate erection of a stockade fort near the site of the old one.