Related formsnon·en·clo·sure, nounpre·en·clo·sure, nounsem·i·en·clo·sure, noun
Examples from the Web for enclosure
At his signal, a gate at the far end of the enclosure was swung open.
The bulls ran through the crowd, and into another pen at the opposite end of the enclosure.
It will also ensure that there can be no fire inside the enclosure, thus adding another layer of protection to the battery system.
This enclosure will isolate the battery from the rest of the equipment in the electronic bays.
Within the enclosure, men sit on dirty couches, either improvised out of other materials or actual literal couches.
And he laid the second enclosure before the young Englishman.Lord Montagu's Page|G. P. R. James
The next morning they were contentedly lying down outside of the enclosure which held their team.The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island|Roger Thompson Finlay
A maple within the enclosure exhibits 242 rings of annual growth.The Country of the Neutrals|James H. Coyne
Her father's horse, that had borne him so many years, was feeding in the enclosure.Delusion, or The Witch of New England|Eliza Buckminster Lee
To the smaller freeholder, as has been noticed, the enclosure of waste land did much harm, for it was necessary to his holding.A Short History of English Agriculture|W. H. R. Curtler
British Dictionary definitions for enclosure
- the act of appropriating land, esp common land, by putting a hedge or other barrier around it
- history such 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