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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inclosure  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enclosure  \En*clo"sure\  (?;  135),  n. 
  Inclosure.  See  {Inclosure}. 
 
  Note:  The  words  enclose  and  enclosure  are  written 
  indiscriminately  enclose  or  inclose  and  enclosure  or 
  inclosure. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enclosure 
  n  1:  a  space  that  has  been  enclosed  for  some  purpose 
  2:  the  act  of  enclosing  something  inside  something  else  [syn:  {enclosing}, 
  {envelopment},  {enveloping},  {inclosure}] 
  3:  a  naturally  enclosed  space  [syn:  {natural  enclosure}] 
  4:  something  (usually  a  supporting  document)  that  is  enclosed 
  in  an  envelope  with  a  covering  letter  [syn:  {inclosure}] 




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