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Noun
Foils
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A fence or barrier consisting of one or more horizontal rails and vertical supports
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Banter or raillery
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The state of hesitating or being evasive
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Spiky wire
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An outdoor garden frame which can be used for partitioning a common area
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Fighting with a sword
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A fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access
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A contest with deadly weapons arranged between two people in order to settle a point of honour
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Present participle for to enclose or isolate (within) an area, especially 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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Present participle for to separate or partition off an area, especially with a fence
“It was clear we would have to sacrifice some of our garden for them and fence off a separate area so that we could plant vegetables in the other part.”
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Present participle for to circumscribe or encircle, especially 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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(archaic) Present participle for to defend, protect, or guard against
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“So much of adder's wisdom I have learnt, to fence my ear against thy sorceries.”
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Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for to conceal the truth by giving equivocal answers
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“Turner, by contrast, fenced when asked about Westbrook, dodging some questions, and answering others with non-answers.”
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Present participle for to seal or mark off an area or thing with tape
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Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
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Present participle for to stop or cause to stop making progress
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Present participle for to make a false show or pretense of
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Present participle for avoid, get out of responsibility
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Present participle for to place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Present participle for argue with someone without marked hostility
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Present participle for to engage in a competition or contest
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