- something that encloses, as a fence or wall.
- something that is enclosed, as a paper sent in a letter.
- the separation and appropriation of land by means of a fence.
- a tract of land surrounded by a fence.
- an act or instance of enclosing.
- the state of being enclosed.
- Roman Catholic Church. the part of a monastery or convent canonically separated or restricted as the living quarters of the religious, from which a person may leave only with special permission or gain entrance to by special dispensation.
- the act of enclosing or state of being enclosed
- a region or area enclosed by or as if by a fence
- the act of appropriating land, esp common land, by putting a hedge or other barrier around it
- historysuch acts as were carried out at various periods in England, esp between the 12th and 14th centuries and finally in the 18th and 19th centuries
- a fence, wall, etc, that serves to enclose
- something, esp a supporting document, enclosed within an envelope or wrapper, esp together with a letter
- British a section of a sports ground, racecourse, etc, allotted to certain spectators