Inclose to Incommode
(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.
(In*clos"er) n. One who, or that which, incloses; one who fences off land from common grounds.
(In*clo"sure) n. [See Inclose, Enclosure.] [Written also enclosure.]
1. The act of inclosing; the state of being inclosed, shut up, or encompassed; the separation of land from
common ground by a fence.
2. That which is inclosed or placed within something; a thing contained; a space inclosed or fenced up.
Within the inclosure there was a great store of houses.Hakluyt.
3. That which incloses; a barrier or fence.
Breaking our inclosures every morn.W. Browne.
(In*cloud") v. t. To envelop as in clouds; to darken; to obscure. Milton.
(In*clude") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Included; p. pr. & vb. n. Including.] [L. includere, inclusum; pref.
in- in + claudere to shut. See Close, and cf. Enclose.]
1. To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to inclose; as, the shell of a nut includes the kernel; a
pearl is included in a shell.
2. To comprehend or comprise, as a genus the species, the whole a part, an argument or reason the
inference; to contain; to embrace; as, this volume of Shakespeare includes his sonnets; he was included
in the invitation to the family; to and including page twenty-five.
The whole included race, his purposed prey.Milton.
The loss of such a lord includes all harm.Shak.
3. To conclude; to end; to terminate. [Obs.]
Come, let us go; we will include all jarsShak.
With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.
Syn. To contain; inclose; comprise; comprehend; embrace; involve.
(In*clud"ed) a. Inclosed; confined.