Webster 1913 Edition
The art or practice of attack and defense with the sword, esp. with the smallsword. See
Disputing or debating in a manner resembling the art of fencers.
The materials used for building fences.
The act of building a fence.
The aggregate of the fences put up for inclosure or protection;
fencingof a farm
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The art of using skillfully a sword or foil in attack or defense; an art taught in schools.
2.The materials of fences for farms.