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Legal Definition and Related Resources of Inclosure

Meaning of Inclosure

Land surrounded by some visible obstruction, such as a fence . In feudal law the act of freeing land rights of common , he commonable rights, and generally all rights which obstruct cultivation and the productive employment of labor on the soil.

Inclosure Alternative Definition

In English law. Inclosure is the act of freeing land from rights of common, commonable rights, and generally all rights which obstruct cultivation and tiie productive employment of labor on the soil Also, an artificial fence around one’s estate. 89 Vt. 84, 326; 36 Wis. 42. See “Close.”

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This term is a noun.

Etimology of Inclosure

(You may find inclosure at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

variant of enclosure preserved in some legal uses. Related: Inclosure.

What is General Inclosure Act?

A definition of general inclosure act is: The English statute, 41 Geo. More details on the Encyclopedia. III, c. More details on the Encyclopedia. 109, which consolidated a number of regulations as to the inclosure of common fields and waste lands.[1]



  1. “General Inclosure Act” in the White America Dictionary (New York, Los Angeles, London, New Delhy, Hong Kong, 1989)

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