Walled
Wall Wall, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Walled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Walling}.] 1. To inclose with a wall, or as with a wall. ``Seven walled towns of strength.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The king of Thebes, Amphion, That with his singing walled that city. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. To defend by walls, or as if by walls; to fortify. [1913 Webster]

The terror of his name that walls us in. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

3. To close or fill with a wall, as a doorway. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • walled — [ wɔld ] adjective surrounded by a wall …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • walled — [[t]wɔ͟ːld[/t]] ADJ If an area of land or a city is walled, it is surrounded or enclosed by a wall. The city was walled and built upon a rock. ...a walled rose garden …   English dictionary

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  • walled — un·walled; walled; …   English syllables

  • walled — [[t]wɔld[/t]] adj. 1) cvb having walls (often used in combination): a high walled prison[/ex] 2) cvb enclosed or fortified with a wall: a walled city[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

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  • walled — adjective a) Pertaining a wall. a walled garden b) Pertaining to something which has been placed into a wall, i.e., immured …   Wiktionary

  • walled — adj. Walled is used with these nouns: ↑castle, ↑city, ↑compound, ↑courtyard, ↑garden …   Collocations dictionary

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