fencing

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fencing

  1. Present participle of fence.

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fencing (countable and uncountable, plural fencings)

  1. The art or sport of duelling with swords, especially with the 17th to 18th century European dueling swords and the practice weapons decended from them (sport fencing)
    • 1973, Alan Dundes, Mother Wit from the Laughing Barrel (page 253)
      The pair both want to touch each other, and indulge in a series of fencings and parryings in the hope of attaining their desire.
  2. Material used to make fences, fences used as barriers or an enclosure.
    Fencing was erected around the field to keep the horses in.

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