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Noun: fencing  fen(t)-sing
  1. A barrier that serves to enclose an area
    - fence
     
  2. Material for building fences
    - fencing material
     
  3. The art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or épées or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
Verb: fence  fen(t)s
  1. Enclose with a fence
    "we fenced in our yard";
    - fence in
     
  2. Receive stolen goods
     
  3. Fight with fencing swords
     
  4. Surround with a wall in order to fortify
    - wall, palisade, fence in, surround
     
  5. Have an argument about something
    - argue, contend, debate

Derived forms: fencings

Type of: barrier, building material, close in, combat, contend, converse, discourse, enclose, fight, fighting, have, inclose, play, protect, receive, scrap, shut in, struggle, swordplay

Part of: fence line

Encyclopedia: Fencing

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