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What is another word for fencing?

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Noun
The art or sport of dueling with swords
“When the members were not engaged in fencing, they organized other sporting amusements typical of the gentleman's club.”
Noun
A thin artificial barrier that separates two pieces of land or a house perimeter
“The fencing around the lake is persistently broken through by children.”
Noun
The act or fact of equivocating or being evasive
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“The price that Poroshenko has had to pay for his constant fencing with the IMF and his efforts to get the fund to soften its politically expensive demands is that it created an opening into which Tymoshenko has gleefully leapt.”
Noun
Spiky wire
Noun
An outdoor garden frame which can be used for partitioning a common area
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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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Verb
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 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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