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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
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“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.”
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A construction of branches and twigs woven together to form a wall, barrier, fence, or roof
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An instruction that enforces an ordering constraint on memory operations issued before and after it
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A person who robs
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An outdoor garden frame which can be used for partitioning a common area
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An itinerant person who walks from farm to farm carrying a swag and seeking work, often in exchange for food and lodging
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An enclosure protected by a wall of wooden posts, typically used as a prison
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An object or device that provides safety or protection
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Recipient
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A gateway
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The terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
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Verb
Enclose or separate an area with a fence
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“It can also be used to fence in pets or protect flower beds from damage by pets and wild vermin such as rabbits.”
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Surround or protect with a fence
“Low coral walls fence their homes but please ask permission before photographing families at home within these compounds.”
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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.”
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Conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
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To quibble over trivial matters
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To stop or cause to stop making progress
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To make a false show or pretense of
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Avoid, get out of responsibility
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To place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Argue with someone without marked hostility
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To engage in a competition or contest
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Deal or trade in something, typically illegal
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To lock, bolt or secure with a bar
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