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Meaning of INCLOSURE

Pronunciation:  in'klowzhur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of enclosing something inside something else
  2. [n]  something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
 

INCLOSURE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: enclosing, enclosure, enclosure, envelopment
 
 See Also: boxing, document, encasement, incasement, insertion, introduction, intromission, packing, papers, written document

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*clo"sure\ (?; 135), n. [See {Inclose},
{Enclosure}.] [Written also {enclosure}.]
1. The act of inclosing; the state of being inclosed, shut
   up, or encompassed; the separation of land from common
   ground by a fence.

2. That which is inclosed or placed within something; a thing
   contained; a space inclosed or fenced up.

         Within the inclosure there was a great store of
         houses.                               --Hakluyt.

3. That which incloses; a barrier or fence.

         Breaking our inclosures every morn.   --W. Browne.

 

 

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