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n.1.One who, or that which, circumscribes.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Philosophers seem to intuit their way to a hierarchy of cases based on how important the instances are to a concept, theory, practice, etc., and how weighty a role they can serve qua counterexamples, i.e., as exception-carvers, circumscribers or delimiters, or falsifiers.
At the end of the story, the characters discover that the suspected invaders from a neighboring kingdom, the Circumscribers, were attempting to measure the area of their kingdom, not plan for an attack.