inclose

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v inclose introduce "Insert your ticket here"
    • v inclose surround completely "Darkness enclosed him","They closed in the porch with a fence"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Inclose To put into harness; to harness. "They went to coach and their horse inclose ."
    • Inclose To put within a case, envelope, or the like; to fold (a thing) within another or into the same parcel; as, to inclose a letter or a bank note. "The inclosed copies of the treaty."
    • Inclose To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose lands.
    • Inclose To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to include; to shut up; to encompass; as, to inclose a fort or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls. "How many evils have inclosed me round!"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inclose To close or shut in; environ or encompass, as a space, or an object or objects within a space; cover or shut up on all sides; include or confine: as, to inclose land with a fence; to inclose a letter in an envelop.
    • inclose To insert in the same cover or inclosure with an original or the main letter, report, or other paper in a matter: as, he inclosed a report of the proceedings.
    • inclose To put into harness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Inclose . See Enclose.
    • v.t Inclose en-klōz′ to close or shut in: to confine: to surround: to put in a case, as a letter in an envelope, &c.: to fence, esp. used of waste land
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Enclose, and cf. Include
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. includĕre, inclusumin, in, claudĕre, to shut.

Usage

In literature:

Inclosed was a copy of the will.
"Jane Field" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Rate-payers would inclose their money in papers, with their names, and drop them in.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
I now send you inclosed a list of the dates when it was presented, and through whose means, which you will receive.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
A single glance showed me that the inclosed sheets belonged to the number just received, not to the preceding number.
"Russian Rambles" by Isabel F. Hapgood
The hen lays eggs, each of which is inclosed in a hard shell.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
It contained four berths, with portieres in front of them, which could be drawn out so as to inclose each one in a temporary state room.
"On The Blockade" by Oliver Optic
I happen to have a first-hand contribution, which I herewith inclose.
"The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915" by Various
The inclosed space was 10 feet across each way.
"Archeological Investigations" by Gerard Fowke
You get the postal orders at the nearest postoffice, and inclose them in a letter.
"My Lady Nicotine" by J. M. Barrie
We have thus traced the parallelogram which incloses the group.
"Sir Joshua Reynolds" by Estelle M. Hurll
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In poetry:

Sacred these walls wherein I find
Myself inclosed once more;
Here in youth's pride my ardent mind
On nightly tasks would pore.
"My Room In Boyhood's Days" by Jared Barhite
Thus in thy ebony box
Thou dost inclose us, till the day
Put our amendment in our way,
And give new wheels to our disorder'd clocks.
"Even-Song" by George Herbert
With a moveless belt, that, heaving deep,
The stagnant waves inclose ;
When the turbid waters rent in twain,
And an armed knight arose !
"The Black Knight Of The Water" by Anne Bannerman
For each inclosed spirit is a star
Enlight'ning his own little sphere,
Whose light, though fetched and borrowed from far,
Both mornings makes and evenings there.
"The Bird" by Henry Vaughan
Beneath this mound her hallowed ashes lie;
In this dark grave her weary form reposes,
And all of her which death could cause to die,
In its embraces cold this tomb incloses.
"My Mothers Grave" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
"'Nay, let me not my love displease!
But is it fit, that walls like these
The blooming cherub should inclose!
And when our close approaching foes
Are skirmishing the country o'er,
We must adventure forth no more.'
"The Lay Of Marie - Canto Fourth" by Matilda Betham

In news:

MY LORD,—I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter with the 100£ inclosed.
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In science:

The proof of the invariance of the index of corank under blow-Nash equivalence in consisted in analysing the informations inclosed in the second coefficient of these formal power series.
Blow-Nash types of simple singularities
In order to determine what δV becomes for any point within the body, conceive an exceedingly small sphere whose radius is a inclosing the point p at the distance b from its centre, a and b being exceedingly small quantities.
An Essay on the Application of mathematical Analysis to the theories of Electricity and Magnetism
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