What does the word enclose mean?

Usage examples for enclose

  1. " Write to him, monseigneur," replied the doctor, " and give me your letter that I may enclose it with one which I, myself, have just written. – The Hated Son by Honore de Balzac
  2. Do robes of state the guarded heart enclose From each fair feeling human nature knows? – Poetical Works of Akenside by Mark Akenside
  3. She next directed the boys to supply her with pine or cedar boughs, which she stuck in close together, so as to enclose the fire within the area of the stakes. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill