Definitions of fence
n. - That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield. 2
n. - An inclosure about a field or other space, or about any object; especially, an inclosing structure of wood, iron, or other material, intended to prevent intrusion from without or straying from within. 2
n. - A projection on the bolt, which passes through the tumbler gates in locking and unlocking. 2
n. - Self-defense by the use of the sword; the art and practice of fencing and sword play; hence, skill in debate and repartee. See Fencing. 2
n. - A receiver of stolen goods, or a place where they are received. 2
v. t. - To fend off danger from; to give security to; to protect; to guard. 2
v. t. - To inclose with a fence or other protection; to secure by an inclosure. 2
v. i. - To make a defense; to guard one's self of anything, as against an attack; to give protection or security, as by a fence. 2
v. i. - To practice the art of attack and defense with the sword or with the foil, esp. with the smallsword, using the point only. 2
v. i. - Hence, to fight or dispute in the manner of fencers, that is, by thrusting, guarding, parrying, etc. 2
The word "fence" uses 5 letters: C E E F N.
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