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fencing

 
Noun fencing has 3 senses
  1. fence, fencing - a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    --1 is a kind of barrier
    --1 is a part of fence line
    --1 has particulars:
     backstop; chainlink fence; hedge, hedgerow; picket fence, paling; rail fence; stone wall; wall; weir
    Derived form: verb fence1
  2. fencing material, fencing - material for building fences
    --2 is a kind of building material
  3. fencing - the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
    --3 is a kind of
    fight, fighting, combat, scrap; play, swordplay
    Derived form: verb fence3
Verb fence has 5 senses
  1. fence, fence in - enclose with a fence; "we fenced in our yard"
    --1 is one way to enclose, inclose, shut in
    Derived forms: noun fence1, noun fencing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. fence - receive stolen goods
    --2 is one way to
    receive, have
    Derived form: noun fence2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. fence - fight with fencing swords
    --3 is one way to
    fight, struggle
    Derived forms: noun fencer1, noun fencing3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  4. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround - surround with a wall in order to fortify
    --4 is one way to protect
    Derived form: noun fence1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. argue, contend, debate, fence - have an argument about something
    --5 is one way to converse, discourse
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
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