Meaning of FENCE in English

FENCE

I . n.

1.

Protecting enclosure, wall, hedge, post-and-rail framing, wire-guard, palings, etc. ( as the case may be ).

2.

Shield, guard, security, protection, de~.

3.

Fencing, art of self-de~, swordsmanship, sword-play.

4.

Defensive argument, skill in refutation.

II . v. a.

1.

Enclose with a ~.

2.

Guard, fortify, defend.

III . v. n.

1.

Practise fencing, use the sword.

2.

Shuffle, evade, equivocate, prevaricate, hedge.

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