In*close" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inclosed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Inclosing.] [See Enclose, and cf. Include.] [Written also enclose.]

1.

To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to include; to shut up; to encompass; as, to inclose a fort or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls.

How many evils have inclosed me round! Milton.

2.

To put within a case, envelope, or the like; to fold (a thing) within another or into the same parcel; as, to inclose a letter or a bank note.

The inclosed copies of the treaty. Sir W. Temple.

3.

To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose lands.

Blackstone.

4.

To put into harness; to harness.

[Obs.]

They went to coach and their horse inclose. Chapman.

 

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