This was blockading the Atlantic against their enemies, and the Mediterranean against their own ships.
If unable to pass the blockading squadrons, we intended to run her ashore.
Sir James's activity in blockading the enemy was unremitting.
The duties of a blockading man-of-war are monotonous, at best.
Blockading is the most trying duty the blue-jacket has to discharge.
Also, the harbour to which a blockading fleet retires in wintry gales.
But the blockading was really needful, for in my dressing-case I have about 250l.
British order in council, blockading the Ems and rivers on the Baltic.
The constable is blockading the road with carts, planks, and farming implements.
The blockading squadron were so far away that the reports were lost in the distance.