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fence
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
1. That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield.
3. A projection on the bolt, which passes through the tumbler gates in locking and unlocking.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To make a defense; to guard one's self of anything, as against an attack; to give protection or security, as by a fence.
3. Hence, to fight or dispute in the manner of fencers, that is, by thrusting, guarding, parrying, etc.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To inclose with a fence or other protection; to secure by an inclosure.
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