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2 definitions found
 for Inclosure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inclosure \In*clo"sure\ (?; 135), n. [See Inclose,
     Enclosure.] [Written also enclosure.]
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     1. The act of inclosing; the state of being inclosed, shut
        up, or encompassed; the separation of land from common
        ground by a fence.
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     2. That which is inclosed or placed within something; a thing
        contained; a space inclosed or fenced up.
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              Within the inclosure there was a great store of
              houses.                               --Hakluyt.
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     3. That which incloses; a barrier or fence.
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              Breaking our inclosures every morn.   --W. Browne.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inclosure
      n 1: something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed
           in an envelope with a covering letter [syn: enclosure,
           inclosure]
      2: the act of enclosing something inside something else [syn:
         enclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosure]

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