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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blockade  \Block*ade"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blockaded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Blockading}.] 
  1.  To  shut  up  as  a  town  or  fortress,  by  investing  it  with 
  troops  or  vessels  or  war  for  the  purpose  of  preventing 
  ingress  or  egress,  or  the  introduction  of  supplies.  See 
  note  under  {Blockade},  n.  ``Blockaded  the  place  by  sea.'' 
  --Gilpin. 
 
  2.  Hence  to  shut  in  so  as  to  prevent  egress. 
 
  Till  storm  and  driving  ice  blockade  him  there 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  3.  To  obstruct  entrance  to  or  egress  from 
 
  Huge  bales  of  British  cloth  blockade  the  door. 
  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blockaded 
  adj  :  preventing  entry  or  exit  or  a  course  of  action  "a 
  barricaded  street";  "barred  doors";  "the  blockaded 
  harbor"  [syn:  {barricaded},  {barred}] 




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