enclosure

Part of speech: noun

The act of enclosing; that which encloses or is enclosed. Inclosure.

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Usage examples "enclosure":

  1. He took an envelope out of his pocket, removed its enclosure, glanced at it- seemed astonished- held it out and gazed at it- stared at it. - "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009.
  2. We kept it at night within our enclosure, and by day it was always watched by some one of its proprietors. - "American Prisoners of the Revolution", Danske Dandridge.
  3. Hand in hand they returned the entire distance they had come, keeping as close as possible to the enclosure and speaking of anything but their hearts' desire. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.