What does palisade mean?

Definitions for palisadeˌpæl əˈseɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word palisade.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. palisade(verb)

    fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground

  2. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround(verb)

    surround with a wall in order to fortify


  1. palisade(Noun)

    A wall of wooden stakes, used as a defensive barrier

  2. palisade(Noun)

    A line of cliffs

  3. palisade(Noun)

    An even row of cells. e.g.: palisade mesophyll cells.

  4. palisade(Verb)

    To equip with a palisade.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palisade(noun)

    a strong, long stake, one end of which is set firmly in the ground, and the other is sharpened; also, a fence formed of such stakes set in the ground as a means of defense

  2. Palisade(noun)

    any fence made of pales or sharp stakes

  3. Palisade(verb)

    to surround, inclose, or fortify, with palisades

  4. Origin: [F. palissade, cf. Sp. palizada, It. palizzata, palizzo, LL. palissata; all fr. L. palus a stake, pale. See Pale a stake.]


  1. Palisade

    A palisade – sometimes called a stakewall – is typically a fence or wall made from wooden stakes or tree trunks and used as a defensive structure.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Palisade

    pal-i-sād′ n. a fence of pointed pales or stakes firmly fixed in the ground.—v.t. to surround with a palisade.—Also Palisā′do:—pl. Palisā′does. [Fr.,—L. palus, a stake.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of palisade in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of palisade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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