Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENCLOSURES

I returned both the enclosures; for I knew whence they had come.

The enclosures which had been made by the tenants were of a few acres here and there.

Over it appears the peninsula of Strangford, which consists of enclosures and wood.

But what most astonished us was the kind of animals we saw in the enclosures.

So saying, our two travellers walked on and passed within the enclosures.

And in our enclosures and pens, and horses and guns and ammunition, and in paying our men.

So that planting the enclosures in this way cost about £3 15s.

But they had come to the first baklad, as the enclosures are called.

Moreover, no sound came from the enclosures where the sacred lions used to be.

The envelope contained two enclosures, a document and a letter.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "action of enclosing," from enclose + -ure. Meaning "that which is enclosed" is from 1550s.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.