verb (used with object), fenced, fenc·ing.
verb (used without object), fenced, fenc·ing.
Origin of fence
Examples from the Web for fenced
Rows of MRAPs that recall Star Wars vehicles await their fate in fenced yards across the base.How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jackie, photographed in her home's fenced in yard lives in Louisville, Kentucky but frequently visits New Orleans.Christian Hendricks Goes South To Capture Queer Culture|Justin Jones|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Areas that have been fenced to keep out the goats, says Kröpelin, have seen vegetation rebound, and are greener than ever before.
The acreage at Area 13 was fenced off with simple barbed wire.
People left, and when they came back, the projects they were living in were boarded up, fenced in with barbed wire.
Even the cattle are tame, but Blue Bonnet says that is because they are fenced nowadays, and most of them de-horned.Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party|C. E. Jacobs
This he now made plain by the recklessness with which he fenced, in his haste to have done ere we might chance to be interrupted.Bardelys the Magnificent|Rafael Sabatini
In the rear was a shallow lagoon, fenced on one side by a wall of loose rocks, infested with snakes.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
We'll put the cattle into the fenced paddock and then come down.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
The Paddock Close was a vast enclosure, fenced off from the Downs, an ideal nursery and galloping ground for young stock.Boy Woodburn|Alfred Ollivant
British Dictionary definitions for fenced
- mainly US and Canadian to restore a position or reputation that has been damaged, esp in politics
- to re-establish friendly relations (with someone)
Derived Formsfenceless, adjectivefencelike, adjective
Word Origin for fence
Idioms and Phrases with fenced
In addition to the idioms beginning with fence
- fence in
- fence with
- mend one's fences
- on the fence
- straddle the fence