Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of inclosing, or the state of being inclosed.
- n. The separation and appropriation of land by means of a fence; hence, the appropriation of things common; reduction to private possession.
- n. That which incloses; anything that environs, encompasses, or incloses within limits.
- n. That which is inclosed or shut in;a space or an object surrounded or enveloped. Specifically
- n. A tract of land surrounded by a fence, hedge, or equivalent protection, together with such fence or hedge.
- n. A letter or paper inclosed with another in an envelop. See Inclose, 2.
- n. alternative spelling of enclosure.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of inclosing; the state of being inclosed, shut up, or encompassed; the separation of land from common ground by a fence.
- n. That which is inclosed or placed within something; a thing contained; a space inclosed or fenced up.
- n. That which incloses; a barrier or fence.
- n. the act of enclosing something inside something else
- n. something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
“In another inclosure was the commencement of an extensive vineyard, the fruit of which (now ripe) exceeds in delicacy of flavour any grapes which I have ever tasted.”
“In the centre of the inclosure is a military band playing the”
“This inclosure, which is of a square form, is roofed in by placing two strong posts at each gable, which support the ridge pole, on which the roof sticks are placed, one end resting on the ridge pole, and the other on the wall, the whole being covered with pine bark: there is generally a door at each end, which is cut in the wall after the building is erected.”
“The inclosure was a dingy sheet of cheap notepaper covered with a penciled scrawl.”
“The inclosure was another sheet of note paper like the first epistle.”
“No guns of any kind are mounted on the walls, and there are no sentries; one could easily imagine that the inclosure was a market-square, but imagination could never picture it as a serious obstacle to an armed entry into Western China.”
“At the middle of the southeast quarter of the inclosure was a pile of stones”
“No guns of any kind are mounted on the walls, and there are no sentries; one could easily imagine that the inclosure was a market-square, but imagination could never picture it as a serious obstacle to an armed entry into Western”
“Inside the inclosure are the huts of a Lapland Village, with the Laps all there to work at their own work.”
“At the other end of the inclosure is a large building known as the mint, where the first rupees were coined.”
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