Associations to the word «Fencing»

Pictures for the word «Fencing»


FENCING, verb. Present participle of fence
FENCING, noun. The art or sport of duelling with swords, especially with the 17th to 18th century European dueling swords and the practice weapons decended from them (sport fencing)
FENCING, noun. Material used to make fences, fences used as barriers or an enclosure.

Dictionary definition

FENCING, noun. A barrier that serves to enclose an area.
FENCING, noun. Material for building fences.
FENCING, noun. 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).

Wise words

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