Definition of fencing :
1. Disputing or debating in a manner resembling the art of fencers.
2. of Fence
3. The act of building a fence.
4. The aggregate of the fences put up for inclosure or protection; as, the fencing of a farm.
5. The art or practice of attack and defense with the sword, esp. with the smallsword. See Fence, v. i., 2.
6. The materials used for building fences.
enclosing (part of speech: verb)
sport (part of speech: noun)
basketball, discus, curling, pool, bowling, badminton, hockey, wrestling, rugby, ping-pong, shinny, volleyball, croquet, lacrosse, boxing, football, softball, polo, soccer, cricket, skating, archery, sharpshooting, snooker, table tennis, water polo, tennis, baseball, shot-put, squash, golf, handball
imprisoning (part of speech: verb)
handcuffing, confining, sentencing, locking up, jailing, caging, impounding, bridling, fettering, harnessing, straight jacketing, incarcerating, imprisoning, collaring, tethering, manacling, shackling, condemning
- She would have understood; for Father Beret had taught her all she knew about the art of fencing. - "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
- The page thereupon engaged him quite fiercely, and Robin found that he had many pretty little tricks at fencing. - "Robin Hood", J. Walker McSpadden.
- Beaupre, who had been, amongst other things, a soldier, had taught me fencing. - "Marie", Alexander Pushkin.