noun ring fence
Examples from the Web for ring-fence
Have you not recently bought a farm near Val-Richer to complete your ring-fence?The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 3 of 6|Eugne Sue
If he pleases, he can put a ring-fence round his property and remove any intruder from it.Saddle and Mocassin|Francis Francis Jr.
You think everybody would be exiled inside his own ring-fence!A House-Party|Ouida
The admired excellence of this beautiful estate is that it lies in a ring-fence.
You are within the ring-fence of a technical rule, which compels you to fight your issue there and not one inch outside of it.Sketches In The House (1893)|T. P. O'Connor