barricade

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From French barricade

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barricade (plural barricades)

  1. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
  2. An obstacle, barrier, or bulwark.
    • Derham
      Such a barricade as would greatly annoy, or absolutely stop, the currents of the atmosphere.
  3. (figuratively, in the plural) A place of confrontation.

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barricade (third-person singular simple present barricades, present participle barricading, simple past and past participle barricaded)

  1. to close or block a road etc., using a barricade
  2. to keep someone in (or out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port

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barricade

  1. first-person singular present indicative of barricader
  2. third-person singular present indicative of barricader
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of barricader
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of barricader
  5. second-person singular imperative of barricader