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enclosure (inclosure)

n. land bounded by a fence, wall, hedge, ditch or other physical evidence of boundary. Unfortunately, too often these creations are not included among the actual legally-described boundaries and cause legal problems.


noun arena, barrier, blockade, border, boundary, bracket, cincture, circle, circumjacence, circumvallation, confine, confinement, container, custody, edge, embrace, encasement, encirclement, enclosed space, encompassment, enfoldment, fence, fenced in area, girdle, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, insertion, limit, limitation, perimeter, pound, receptacle, restriction, trammel, walled in area, wrapper, zone
See also: barrier, boundary, chamber, close, constraint, coverage, curtilage, imprisonment, parcel, scope

ENCLOSURE. An artificial fence put around one's estate. Vide Close.

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In The Second Enclosure Movement Boyle implies that the question whether social production can scale further into other domains outside of open source software is perhaps the wrong question.
Boyle's lingering optimism concerning the scale-ability of social production is seemingly founded on the promise of ensuring that the inputs of information production are not locked away as a corollary of the second enclosure movement.
The article began by exploring the correlation between the first enclosure movement and the second enclosure movement.
See Hunter, supra, note 25, at 500 (defining enclosure movement and its effects); see Kaiser Aetna v.
about the enclosure movement is that it worked; this innovation in
entity control that were introduced in the enclosure movement avoid the
I am not going to concentrate on the first enclosure movement here.
intellectual property, which I call the second enclosure movement.
His address to fellow churchmen and members of the ecclesiastical hierarchy highlights the new concerns raised by the enclosure movement at the end of the eighteenth century.
Can we infer from this passage what Henry Tilney's attitude toward the enclosure movement is?
Jane Austen never explicitly condemned the enclosure movement in either her fiction or her letters.
In contrast, the American economy collapsed in the Great Depression mainly because it used the bureaucratic social format, an artifact of Britain's traumatic Enclosure Movement.