1 a tent 20-.
2 a camp 20-.
3 the central and taller part of a winter camp tent off which sleeping quarters were built; a fireplace was in the middle with a hole in the roof which allowed smoke to escape; an extension to the the main sleeping quarters: We had a barricade up. This is a bit added to the sleeping quarters - but much higher, allowing standing room. 20-. etymology: from French or Spanish barricado; attested by JS and DW; sense 3 attested by BW; forms barricade, barrikit attested by DW; sense 1 attested by NM in DB