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


  • Should Secret Service have shot White House fence jumper?
    Should the Secret Service have shot White House fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez to block a possible assassin from entering the Executive Mansion? Or did agents show commendable restraint by refraining from the use of deadly force against an individual found later to be mentally challenged? Read more on this news related to 'Fence'
  • White House fence jumper may have gotten deep in building. Consequences?
    White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez made it much farther into the White House itself than the Secret Service has admitted, according to an account in The Washington Post. Read more on this news related to 'Fence'
  • Fence jumper got deep inside White House: What's up with Secret Service?
    The idea that a fence jumper made it so far into the White House raises serious questions about the competence of the Secret Service in what was supposed to be one of the most secure buildings in the world.  Read more on this news related to 'Fence'

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