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 Meanings and Examples of ENCLOSE
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enclose
 v.  include; surround on all sides; close in
Classic Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
1  The Tyrians are hot at work to trace the walls, to rear the citadel, and roll up great stones by hand, or to choose a spot for their dwelling and enclose it with a furrow.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIRST
2  Then tall Pandarus leaps forward, in burning rage at his brother's death: 'This is not the palace of Amata's dower,' he cries, 'nor does Ardea enclose Turnus in her native walls.'
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
3  He read the letter through and felt pleased with it, and especially that he had remembered to enclose money: there was not a harsh word, not a reproach in it, nor was there undue indulgence.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 14
4  We had three copies typewritten, one of which I enclose.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
5  They moved in slow circles, circling closer and closer to enclose, to enclose, soft language issuing from their lips, their long swishing tails besmeared with stale shite, thrusting upwards their terrific faces.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  Every time I see you is a fresh diamond which I enclose in the casket of my heart.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM
7  And so, by dint of alternate coaxing and commanding, he contrived to get them all once more enclosed in their separate dormitories.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
8  Entering a portal, fastened only by a latch, I stood amidst a space of enclosed ground, from which the wood swept away in a semicircle.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  In fact, it formed a little closet, and the ledge of a window, which it enclosed, served as a table.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
10  Two benches, shaped in sections of a circle, nearly enclosed the hearth; on one of these I stretched myself, and Grimalkin mounted the other.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
11  I twisted the two, and enclosed them together.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  And there I remained enclosed the whole day, and the whole of the next night; and another, and another.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
13  The country around appeared like a continued garden, and the enclosed fields, which were generally forty feet square, resembled so many beds of flowers.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
14  Within each of these was enclosed a prodigious plate of steel; which, by our orders, we obliged him to show us, because we apprehended they might be dangerous engines.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
15  It is enclosed by a wall of two feet high, and twenty feet distance from the buildings.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
Example Sentence:
1  I enclose a cheque in settlement of your account.
2  All of us see the darkness begin to enclose him.
3  Please enclose a recent passport-sized photograph of yourself.
4  We enclose a form of proxy for use at the Annual General Meeting.
5  The football field is enclosed by a wall.
6  Cherbourg had a splendid harbour enclosed by a long sea wall.
7  The house is enclosed with a high brick wall.
8  The yard had been enclosed with iron railings.
9  The land was enclosed in the seventeenth century.
10  Please fill in the form enclosed herewith.
11  A list of the names of the contributors is enclosed herewith.
12  The poor cat has been enclosed in the garage all night.
13  The Living area is a rectangular space with a polished concrete floor, eighty percent enclosed by retractable glass walls, and single-span composite timber beams supporting the sub-roof ceiling.
14  Scientists used a type of scan, known as positron emission tomography, to show that just one hour of exposure to second hand smoke in an enclosed area can allow nicotine to reach the brain.
15  Write to the above address, enclosing an sae.