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Noun
A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
“Dispute over ownership of a broken fence around a play area in Moreton is preventing it being repaired.”
Noun
A person who deals in stolen goods
“For Polanski portrays the fence Fagin and his gang of children who steal silk handkerchiefs, pocket watches and wallets in a far more sympathetic light than the authorities.”
Verb
Enclose or separate an area with a fence
“It can also be used to fence in pets or protect flower beds from damage by pets and wild vermin such as rabbits.”
Verb
Surround or protect with a fence
“Low coral walls fence their homes but please ask permission before photographing families at home within these compounds.”
Verb
To engage in the selling or buying of stolen goods
“There was also concern that the car boot sale could be used to fence stolen goods and market stalls may further damage existing trade in the rundown town.”
Verb
Conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
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