from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not inclosed; not shut in or surrounded, as by a fence, wall, etc.


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  • Our course lay over a wide, uninclosed tract of country at a little distance from the river-side, whence the bright warning lights on the dangerous parts of the St. Lawrence shone vividly.

    American Notes for General Circulation 2007

  • We caught a glimpse of a lake in which John Jones said there were generally plenty of swans, and presently saw the castle, which stands on a green grassy slope, from which it derives its Welsh name of Castell y Waen; gwaen in the Cumrian language signifying a meadow or uninclosed place.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery 2004

  • The country was uninclosed, being part of a very extensive heath or common; but it was far from level, exhibiting in many places hollows filled with furze and broom; in others, little dingles of stunted brushwood.

    Waverley 2004

  • The soil of this district produces scarce any other grain but oats, lid barley; perhaps because it is poorly cultivated, and almost altogether uninclosed.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker 2004

  • I had a kind of dim consciousness that we were traversing an uninclosed country — perhaps a heath; I thought, however, that

    Lavengro 2004

  • He travelled of course on horse-back, and with a single attendant, and passed his first night at a miserable inn, where the landlady had neither shoes nor stockings, and the landlord, who called himself a gentleman, was disposed to be rude to his guest, because he had not bespoke the pleasure of his society to supper. 23 The next day, traversing an open and uninclosed country, Edward gradually approached the Highlands of

    Waverley 2004

  • Banza Nkaye, as usual uninclosed, contains some forty habitations, which may lodge two hundred head.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo 2003

  • The high-power burners of Douglass, Coze, Mallet, and others were designed on this principle; but its application to uninclosed burners was not very satisfactory, because the great cooling down of the inner surface of the flames by the strong draught of cold air impaired their illuminating power.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886 Various

  • The extent of this uninclosed region, the midgut, is very difficult to determine with accuracy, but, at this stage, it comprises about one-half of all the sections of the series.

    Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator C. M. [Illustrator] Reese

  • I should imagine that at the time of Chaucer a great part of the country was uncultivated and uninclosed, and a horse-track in parts of the route was probably the nearest approximation to a road.

    Notes and Queries, Number 45, September 7, 1850 Various


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