n 1: a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or
road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic
etc. [syn: roadblock
2: a barrier (usually thrown up hastily so as to impede the
advance of an enemy); "they enemy stormed the barricade"
v 1: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade
the streets" [syn: block
, block off
2: prevent access to by barricading; "The street where the
President lives is always barricaded"
3: block off with barricades [syn: barricado