What is another word for fencing?

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[ fˈɛnsɪŋ], [ fˈɛnsɪŋ], [ f_ˈɛ_n_s_ɪ_ŋ]

Fencing, the sport of sword fighting, can also be referred to as swordplay or dueling. The act of enclosing an area with a barrier or fence can be described as barricading, enclosing, or partitioning. In architecture, a fence may be called a balustrade, rail, or enclosure. In agriculture, a fence can take the form of a cordon or hedgerow. Defending or protecting oneself can be referred to as shielding or preserving. Fencing can also be a synonym for the buying and selling of stolen goods, and can be described as trafficking or dealing. Regardless of the context, the act of fencing involves some form of separation or protection.

Related words: sabre fencing, epee fencing, foil fencing, fencing masks, foil fencing rules, how to fence, how much does fencing cost

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    Usage examples for Fencing

    You must not try fencing with Miss Ponsonby.
    "The Locusts' Years"
    Mary Helen Fee
    Since the miserable Christmas Eve when he had succeeded in pricking her into a fencing match, he had not seen her.
    "The Locusts' Years"
    Mary Helen Fee
    They sent him to school and gave him an excellent education; young Cherami learned readily enough; he was intelligent and quick-witted; he became especially strong in such elegant accomplishments as fencing, riding, and gymnastics; but he had the greatest aversion for serious work of every sort, and when his parents asked him: "Do you want to be a lawyer, a doctor, a man of letters, a broker, or a general?"
    "Monsieur Cherami"
    Charles Paul de Kock

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