- 1The sport of fighting with swords, especially foils, épées, or sabers, according to a set of rules, in order to score points against an opponent: [as modifier]: a fencing foilMore example sentences
- There are three types of fencing weapons: Epee, foil and sabre.
- It is as fundamental to rapier fencing as the lunge is to modern sport fencing.
- They loaded it into the Holden's carriage along with some foils for fencing, a few books, and the girls' dolls.
- 1.1The action of conducting a discussion or argument so as to avoid the direct mention of something.More example sentences
- But because fencing and telling people is hard work, it looks grand and you feel like you're doing something.
- 2A series of fences: security fencingMore example sentences
- The company produces wrought iron gates, fencing, railings and balustrades.
- Homes in the Walkley district, which has a high density of students, will be fitted with security gates and fencing.
- Barriers should be used when fences are not feasible or in addition to fencing to enhance security.
- 2.1Material used for the construction of fences: chestnut is still in demand for fencingMore example sentences
- Three hundred feet up he found the end of a partly constructed fence and a pile of fencing materials.
- Stem and leaves are pretty useful for feeding the goats, or they're dried and used for firewood, fencing and roofing materials.
- Consider natural material for fencing or screening.
- 2.2The erection of fences.More example sentences
- It required levelling, asphalting and fencing.
- This would be spent on infrastructure, community-based tourism initiatives, capacity building and fencing.
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