Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inclosed by fences; fenced in so as to form small fields.
  • Like pews in a church: said of the going in hunting, where leaps (as over fences) are frequent, as if over the back of one pew after another with little room for take-offs.

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  • Hell, I think Junie B. Jones is bad for kids (I think it's patronizing and stewy-pewy cutsie-wootsie besides) but I'm not going to stand in anyone's way of reading it.

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