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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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