A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for inclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
A portable rectangular wooden frame, strengthened with wattles, and used at Wharram to strengthen the mill dam. (Beresford, Maurice and Hurst, John. Wharram Percy: Deserted Medieval Village, 137)