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English noun: fencing

1. fencing (artifact) a barrier that serves to enclose an area


Synonymsfence


Broader (hypernym)barrier


Narrower (hyponym)backstop, chainlink fence, hedge, hedgerow, paling, picket fence, rail fence, stone wall, wall, weir


Part meronymfence line

2. fencing (substance) material for building fences


Synonymsfencing material


Broader (hypernym)building material

3. fencing (act) the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)


Broader (hypernym)combat, fight, fighting, play, scrap, swordplay


Domain category membersepee, foil, lunge, parry, passado, piste, remise, riposte, riposte, saber, sabre, straight thrust









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