Origin of enclosure
Related Words for enclosurecourtyard, pen, cage, ghetto, pound, walk, close, asylum, pale, garden, dungeon, court, zone, coliseum, patch, bowl, cell, stadium, prison, place
Examples from the Web for enclosure
Contemporary Examples of enclosure
The bulls ran through the crowd, and into another pen at the opposite end of the enclosure.
At his signal, a gate at the far end of the enclosure was swung open.
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.My Walk Through Kiev's Maidan Square
April 6, 2014
Historical Examples of enclosure
Within all that enclosure there seemed no one possessed of any calm.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
Moving from enclosure to enclosure of box, she came, before she knew it, to the house itself.Quaint Courtships
The enclosure now existing has no reference to the outlines of the intrenchment.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
The enclosure was very hot and stuffy; there was a smell of dust and straw.Meadow Grass
He offered the letter and its enclosure to Cornelius and Sir Ulick.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
- 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