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(ɪnˈkloʊ ʒər)

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Noun1.inclosure - something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
2.inclosure - the act of enclosing something inside something else
intromission, insertion, introduction - the act of putting one thing into another
boxing, packing - the enclosure of something in a package or box
encasement, incasement - the act of enclosing something in a case
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The enclosure of land in England between the 16th and 19th centuries has long been understood as a process with enormous social implications (Neeson, 1993; Thirsk, 1984; Thompson, 1991), not only in terms of the deprivation of commoners of their means of livelihood as they lost access to common land, but also as a loss of a relationship between people and their environment.
Before the enclosure of land for cultivation in the 18th century, Wavertree was regarded as a barren wasteland.
My goal was not to uncover fixed truths of highland custom, but to explore how different principles drawn from past and current practices were expressed in words and deeds, and how they were used to legitimate the enclosure of land.