barricade[ bar-i-keyd, bar-i-keyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF barricade
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The officers had come forward to the barricade and were consulting together.
After a pause it became evident that the barricade was being destroyed.
If you refuse to act with me, barricade the door between the bar and the north wing.
We are strong enough to beat them off if we barricade the house.
At first he could distinguish no one; he thought the barricade had been abandoned.
The end was close at hand; they might come out in the rear of the barricade at any moment.
They hacked down trees with their stone hatchets, and built a barricade.
Then he tossed the fragment gently over the barricade of bodies.
Birge did not stop until he had leaped his mare over the barricade.
And there 's Massingbred on the top of the barricade, in the midst of it all.
1590s, from Middle French barricader "to barricade" (1550s), from barrique "barrel," from Spanish barrica "barrel," from baril (see barrel). Revolutionary associations began during 1588 Huguenot riots in Paris, when large barrels filled with earth and stones were set up in the streets. Related: Barricaded; barricading.