Inclose In*close", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inclosed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inclosing}.] [See {Enclose}, and cf. {Include}.] [Written also {enclose}.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

How many evils have inclosed me round! --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

The inclosed copies of the treaty. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

3. To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose lands. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

4. To put into harness; to harness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

They went to coach and their horse inclose. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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