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fence

an outdoor partition made of timber, wire or other material effective in keeping animals apart.

introductory fence
one that will keep animals apart but which is pervious enough, e.g. made of wire netting, that there is plenty of opportunity for visual, olfactory and licking contact of new introductions before actually co-mingling them.
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So we run along the fenceless fence, thinking, "I'll just find some more beautiful sutras to study, some other teacher, some nice philosophy.
The steers, which were awaiting slaughter, were set free by the Fire Department onto the Adams' fenceless land.
I]t all seemed to stand there about them, intact and complete and visible in the drafty, damp, heatless, negro-stale negro-rank sorry room--the empty fields without plow or seed to work them, fenceless against the stock which did not exist within or without the walled stable which likewise was not there.
Lesotho is a fenceless country, a whole 11,716 square miles of land surface that is unrestricted to discovery.
2) What does "being church" mean in a fenceless society?
He described the incident as ``a nasty, unprovoked and ulti mately fatal act of violence on a wholly innocent, de fenceless man''.
The sheep are herded at night in the high fenceless valleys by a smaller breed, the Labrit.