fence englannista suomeksi
- vastaanottaa varastettua tavaraa
- rakentaa aita
- varastetun tavaran myyjä
A thin artificial barrier that separates two pieces of land or a house perimeter.
1865, (w), ''s:Paul Prescott's Charge/Chapter XVII|Paul Prescott's Charge'', Ch.XVII:
- There was a weak place in the fence separating the two inclosures
- The Bat—they called him the Bat.(nb..). He'd never been in stir, the bulls had never mugged him, he didn't run with a mob, he played a lone hand, and fenced his stuff so that even the fence couldn't swear he knew his face.
The place whence such a middleman operates.
Skill in oral debate.
The art or practice of fencing.
1599, (w), ''Merry Wives of Windsor|The Merry Wives of Windsor'',
- ''I bruised my shin th' other day with playing at sword and dagger with a master of fence''
A barrier, for example an emotional barrier.
1980, (w), ''(w)''
- I was in your arms / Thinking I belonged there (nowrap) (nowrap)
c. 1599, (w), ''(w)'', Act IV, Scene 3,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=asyoulikeit&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- (..) pray you, if you know,
- Where in the purlieus of this forest stands
- A sheep-cote fenc’d about with olive trees?
c. 1607, (w), ''(w)'', Act IV, Scene 1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=timonathens&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- (..) O thou wall,
- That girdlest in those wolves, dive in the earth,
- And fence not Athens.
- Here are twenty acres of land, and it is all you can properly farm, unless you have more help than yourself. Now fence and cultivate it, and you can make an abundant living.
To defend or guard.
1594, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Jones,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07018.0001.001
- Cosin, our hands I hope shall fence our heads,
- And strike off his that makes you threaten vs.
1671, (w), ''(w)'' in ''Paradise Regain’d (..) to which is added Samson Agonistes'', London: John Starkey, p. 58, lines 937-938,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50931.0001.001
- (..) I have learn’t
- To fence my ear against thy sorceries.
To engage in the sport of fencing.
1921, (w), ''III/Chapter VI|Scaramouche'',
- Challenges are flying right and left between these bully-swordsmen, these spadassinicides, and poor devils of the robe who have never learnt to fence with anything but a quill.
To jump over a fence.