barricade

All Noun Verb
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  • We are strong enough to beat them off if we barricade the house. Cited from The Pirate, by Frederick Marryat
  • And he barricaded himself against every one, even had it been the king himself. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • About a hundred barricades were constructed over the course of the next few days.
  • Here I found the barricade which had formed our most advanced post removed. Cited from Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris, by Henry Labouchere
  • The man barricaded himself in his home with his family, including his wife and several children.
  • Barricading themselves behind a door, they continue trying to find where the gold is.
  • There is also an iron barricading to separate construction from non-construction area.
  • He subsequently made his way to floor E where he barricaded himself into the staff room.
  • The old man barricaded himself inside his home, but the men set the place on fire.
  • The ship was however able to get around the barricades through a creek.
  • Men cannot play at barricades long when no one attacks them. Cited from Political Diary 1828-1830, Volume II, by Edward Law (Lord Ellenborough)
  • They saw barricades on several important streets and many soldiers were passing. Cited from The Texan Star, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Our experience from both sides of the barricade has taught us that both are wrong.
  • The students began the march only to find out that police had barricaded the road along their intended route.
  • The two have no choice but to barricade themselves in the high school.
  • He and some other men put up barricades and took guns. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • "Then why did they barricade everything from the inside, and how did they get out?" Cited from Omnilingual, by H. Beam Piper
  • Barricades were set up in some areas of the county due to rising waters.
  • Then the door of the little house closed again, and we were on our way through the barricade. Cited from Kings, Queens And Pawns, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Some of it we can put into the air; the rest we can use to build barricades. Cited from Ullr Uprising, by Henry Beam Piper
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Meaning of barricade

  • noun A barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy
    they stormed the barricade
  • verb Render unsuitable for passage
    block the way, barricade the streets, stop the busy road
  • verb Prevent access to by barricading
    The street where the President lives is always barricaded
  • verb Block off with barricades