Definitions for: Fencing


[n] the act or art of using a sword as in fencing
[n] a barrier that serves to enclose an area
[n] material for building fences



Webster (1913) Definition: Fen"cing, n.
1. The art or practice of attack and defense with the sword,
esp. with the smallsword. See Fence, v. i., 2.

2. Disputing or debating in a manner resembling the art of
fencers. --Shak.

3. The materials used for building fences. [U.S.]

4. The act of building a fence.

5. The aggregate of the fences put up for inclosure or
protection; as, the fencing of a farm.

Synonyms: fence, fencing material, swordplay

See Also: backstop, barrier, building material, chainlink fence, combat, fence line, fight, fighting, hedge, hedgerow, paling, picket fence, play, rail fence, stone wall, wall, weir

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