Sentence Examples


  • A stockade fort was erected on the site of the city in 1808, but was burned in 1813.
  • No shelter had been provided for the inmates: the first arrivals made rude sheds from the debris of the stockade; the others made tents of blankets and other available pieces of cloth, or dug pits in the ground.
  • The English occupied the place on the next day and General Forbes ordered the immediate erection of a stockade fort near the site of the old one.
  • The whole group of buildings stood in an enclosure (tun) surrounded by a stockade (burg), which perhaps rested on an earthwork, though this is disputed.
  • The site of Toledo lies within an immense tract of land, constituting sixteen reservations, acquired by the United States government from several Indian tribes in 1795, and a stockade fort, called Fort Industry, was built here about 1800.