WORD OF THE DAY:palisade”

 
1 a : a fence of stakes especially for defense
 
b : a long strong stake pointed at the top and set close with others as a defense
 
2 : a line of bold cliffs
 
EXAMPLE:
The biggest structure on the lot was a palisade made from wood harvested on the property, making the entrance look like a fortified structure.” — From an article by Annie J. Kelley in theBattle Creek (Michigan) Enquirer, July 11, 2012