Usage examples for blockades

  1. Sataki, so our two other keepers told us, is an authority on international law, and he may be all of that and know all there is to know of three- mile limits and paper blockades but when it came to picking up a trail, even in the bright sunlight when it lay weltering beneath his horse's nostrils, we always found that any correspondent with an experience of a few campaigns was of more general use. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  2. The new feature, it will be observed, was that our covering fleet- that is, the Western Squadron off Brest- would have two cruiser blockades to secure, one on either side of it. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett