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Definitions of fence

  1. To practise fencing; to raise a fence; to guard. Ring fence, a fence which encircles a whole estate. See Defence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To fend off danger from; to give security to; to protect; to guard. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To inclose with a fence or other protection; to secure by an inclosure. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To guard or protect; defend; to inclose or surround with a fence; fortify. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To inclose with a fence; to fortify. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To inclose with a fence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To make a defense; to guard one's self of anything, as against an attack; to give protection or security, as by a fence. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To practice the art of attack and defense with the sword or with the foil, esp. with the smallsword, using the point only. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Hence, to fight or dispute in the manner of fencers, that is, by thrusting, guarding, parrying, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To practice the art of fencing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To practice fencing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To practise fencing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. receive stolen goods Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. fight with fencing swords Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. enclose with a fence; "we fenced in our yard" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. To practise with a foil or sword; strive skilfully, as in debate. To provide a fence or defense. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To enclose with a fence; to guard; to fortify. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To enclose with a hedge or wall of posts; to protect or guard; to defend by giving and avoiding blows, as with a foil or sword. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. (informal) a dealer in stolen property Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a dealer in stolen property Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. An inclosure about a field or other space, or about any object; especially, an inclosing structure of wood, iron, or other material, intended to prevent intrusion from without or straying from within. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A projection on the bolt, which passes through the tumbler gates in locking and unlocking. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Self-defense by the use of the sword; the art and practice of fencing and sword play; hence, skill in debate and repartee. See Fencing. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A receiver of stolen goods, or a place where they are received. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A structure for inclosing land. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. Fencer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A structure, as of rails, for enclosing land; a defense; shield; bul-wark. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. The use of weapons, as in fencing; repartee. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A wall, hedge, or line of posts and rails, to confine animals or protect land; defence; guard; fencing; skill in word-fence; guard of a carpenter's plane; a receiver of stolen goods. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. A boundary composed of a hedge, or line of posts or stakes driven into the ground; guard; security. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for fence

  1. I'll not promise not to hide behind the fence or something like that, though, Tom; but I'll stick. – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  2. Ralph swung Sister up and sat her on the fence post. – Brother and Sister by Josephine Lawrence
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