Noun(1) a barrier that serves to enclose an area(2) a dealer in stolen property
Verb(1) enclose with a fence(2) receive stolen goods(3) fight with fencing swords(4) surround with a wall in order to fortify(5) have an argument about something
(1) He decided to plant willows and fence the cows out .(2) The following year two younger brothers, the Dukes of Gloucester and Cumberland, also started to fence .(3) The fence of a plow plane must be held firmly at the chosen distance from its stock if the tool is to function properly.(4) after stealing your ring, he didn't even know how to fence it(5) South Korean news agency Yonhap said the group cut through a wire fence to gain access to the school grounds in a northern suburb of Beijing early Friday.(6) He overcame a mistake at the last fence of the 2002 Irish Grand National to beat the opposition.(7) Lorries are scattered around and a barbed wire fence encircles a large area around the building.(8) However, unknown to her friends and neighbours, she was running a seaside syndicate of burglars who stole to order and used her shop to fence the goods.(9) The seven-year-old, who fell at the first fence in the same race last year, took the lead three fences from home.(10) Idaho law requires people to fence out cows(11) There was also concern that the car boot sale could be used to fence stolen goods and market stalls may further damage existing trade in the rundown town.(12) On the second circuit, these two fences are bypassed and the last obstacle has no fence on it at all.(13) Dispute over ownership of a broken fence around a play area in Moreton is preventing it being repaired.(14) Lake was injured when his mount jumped poorly at the next-to-last fence during a novice hurdle race and unseated him.(15) This is comparable in a way to helping fence stolen goods, which Jewish tradition views as a thinly concealed partnership in crime.(16) Daughter of Princess Anne, and tenth in line to the throne, Phillips would have prevented Funnell from taking the Grand Slam had she not knocked down a fence in the showjumping.
(1) picket fence :: Lattenzaun
(2) wire fence :: Drahtzaun
(3) on the fence :: auf dem Zaun
(4) wooden fence :: Holzzaun
(5) fence off :: abgrenzen
(6) barbed wire fence :: Stacheldrahtzaun
(7) sit on the fence :: auf dem Zaun sitzen
(8) electric fence :: elektrischer Zaun
(9) fence post :: Zaunpfosten
(10) sitting on the fence :: auf dem Zaun sitzen
1. barrier ::
3. fencing ::
4. enclose ::
5. confine ::
6. sword-fight ::
7. fence in ::
8. contend ::
fence, fenced, fences
Word Example from TV Shows
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You know, your new balcony kind
of looks right over our FENCE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 14
Your FENCE is too easy to climb.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 5
Yeah, yeah. What are you thinking?
A FENCE or a cover?
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 12
Personally, I can squeeze through
a hole in a FENCE half my size.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 12
You jump the FENCE. Now, you tell police.
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 7
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