Fence

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Fence Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a barrier that serves to enclose an area
  • a dealer in stolen property
  • have an argument about something
  • surround with a wall in order to fortify
  • fight with fencing swords
  • enclose with a fence; "we fenced in our yard"
  • receive stolen goods

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a barrier that serves to enclose an area ,
  • a dealer in stolen property

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Fence Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


This is about a fence. You may be looking for the sport of fencing.

A fence is something built like a low wall, often made of metal or wood, to keep something in or to keep something out. They are always outside. Fences can be painted many colors.



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'Fence' example sentence in quotations


* Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow. - Norman Vincent Peale

* Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up. - G. K. Chesterton

* Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton


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Fence Sample Sentences in News


  • Woman walking inside fence at San Jose airport is 5th breach
    A woman walking on the airfield at a Silicon Valley airport probably jumped a fence, said authorities, who are now investigating their fifth security breach there in less than a year. A UPS employee spotted ... Read more on this news related to 'Fence'
  • Wanted at the White House: A Fence That Says Halt! (With Curb Appeal)
    © Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press A new fence is expected to be installed at the White House in summer 2016. WASHINGTON — Just after a Secret Service official shouted “Go!” and started a stopwatch, an agent hurtled toward a 10-foot-high fence with curving rods at the top. Read more on this news related to 'Fence'
  • Woman found walking inside fence at San Jose airport marks 5th security breach in a year
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - A woman walking on the airfield at a Silicon Valley airport probably jumped a fence, said authorities, who are now investigating their fifth security breach there in less than a year.... Read more on this news related to 'Fence'

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