Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of inclosing on all sides.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Act of inclosing on all sides.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of enclosing on all sides.

Etymologies

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Latin circumcludere, circumclusum, to inclose.

Examples

  • _ This drinke is of a most hot nature, as being compos’d of Spices, and if it once scale the sconce, and enter within the circumclusion of the _Perricranion_, it doth much accelerate nature, by whose forcible atraction and operation, the drinker (by way of distribution) is easily enabled to afford blowcs to his brother.

    Early English Meals and Manners

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