KJV Dictionary Definition: inclose


INCLO'SE, v.t. s as z. L. inclusus, includo; in and claudo, or cludo.

1. To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; as, to inclose a field with a fence; to inclose a fort or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls.

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

3. To include; to shut or confine; as, to inclose trinkets in a box.

4. To environ; to encompass.

5. To cover with a wrapper or envelop; to cover under seal; as, to inclose a letter or a bank note.


INCLO'SED, pp. Surrounded; encompassed; confined on all sides; covered and sealed; fenced.


INCLO'SER, n. He or that which incloses; one who separates land from common grounds by a fence.


INCLO'SING, ppr. Surrounding; encompassing; shutting in; covering and confining.