3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inclose \In*close"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Inclosed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inclosing}.] [See {Enclose}, and cf. {Include}.] [Written also {enclose}.]

1. To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to include; to shut up; to encompass; as, to inclose a fort or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls.

How many evils have inclosed me round! --Milton.

2. To put within a case, envelope, or the like; to fold (a thing) within another or into the same parcel; as, to inclose a letter or a bank note.

The inclosed copies of the treaty. --Sir W. Temple.

3. To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose lands. --Blackstone.

4. To put into harness; to harness. [Obs.]

They went to coach and their horse inclose. --Chapman.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Enclose \En*close"\, verb (used with an object) [F. enclos, p. p. of enclore to enclose; pref. en- (L. in) + clore to close. See {Close}, and cf. {Inclose}, {Include}.] To inclose. See {Inclose}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house" [syn: {envelop}, {enfold}, {enwrap}, {wrap}, {enclose}]

2: close in; darkness enclosed him" [syn: {enclose}, {hold in}, {confine}]

3: surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence" [syn: {enclose}, {close in}, {inclose}, {shut in}]

4: introduce; "Insert your ticket here" [syn: {insert}, {enclose}, {inclose}, {stick in}, {put in}, {introduce}]

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