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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inclose  \In*close"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inclosed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Inclosing}.]  [See  {Enclose},  and  cf  {Include}.] 
  [Written  also  {enclose}.] 
  1.  To  surround;  to  shut  in  to  confine  on  all  sides;  to 
  include;  to  shut  up  to  encompass;  as  to  inclose  a  fort 
  or  an  army  with  troops;  to  inclose  a  town  with  walls. 
 
  How  many  evils  have  inclosed  me  round!  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  put  within  a  case,  envelope,  or  the  like  to  fold  (a 
  thing)  within  another  or  into  the  same  parcel;  as  to 
  inclose  a  letter  or  a  bank  note. 
 
  The  inclosed  copies  of  the  treaty.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  3.  To  separate  from  common  grounds  by  a  fence;  as  to  inclose 
  lands.  --Blackstone. 
 
  4.  To  put  into  harness;  to  harness.  [Obs.] 
 
  They  went  to  coach  and  their  horse  inclose. 
  --Chapman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enclose  \En*close"\,  v.  t.  [F.  enclos,  p.  p.  of  enclore  to 
  enclose;  pref.  en-  (L.  in)  +  clore  to  close  See  {Close},  and 
  cf  {Inclose},  {Include}.] 
  To  inclose.  See  {Inclose}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enclose 
  v  1:  enclose  or  enfold  completely  with  or  as  if  with  a  covering; 
  "Fog  enveloped  the  house"  [syn:  {envelop},  {enfold},  {enwrap}, 
  {wrap}] 
  2:  close  in  or  confine  [syn:  {hold  in},  {confine}] 
  3:  surround  completely;  "Darkness  enclosed  him"  [syn:  {inclose}, 
  {shut  in}] 
  4:  introduce;  "Insert  your  ticket  here"  [syn:  {insert},  {inclose}, 
  {stick  in},  {put  in},  {introduce}] 




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