- An enclosure or the enclosing wall of a fortified place.More example sentences
- There are circles all around its walls and enceintes.
- The early settlement was sparse, but this changed around 625 BC, when a substantial defensive wall was built across the neck of the promontory and roughly aligned stone houses were constructed within the enceinte.
- Some very strongly fortified castles of this class have an additional wall set a short distance out from the main enceinte and concentric with it.
early 18th century: from French, from Latin incincta, feminine past participle of incingere 'gird in', from in- 'in' + cingere 'to gird'.
- Pregnant.More example sentences
- Rather, you might ‘suggest’ to your beloved that his attentions to the enceinte neighbor lady are inappropriate, as well as hurtful.
- Who will watch a channel presented by an obviously enceinte woman?
early 17th century: from French.