A strong, long stake, one end of which is set firmly in the ground, and the other is sharpened; also, a fence formed of such stakes set in the ground as a means of defense.
- A fence of pales forming a defense barrier or fortification.
- One of the pales of such a fence.
- A line of lofty steep cliffs, usually along a river.
- To equip or fortify with palisades or a palisade.