What is INCLOSURE?

In English law. Inclosure is the act of freeing land from rights ofcommon, commonable rights, and generally all rights which obstruct cultivation and theproductive employment of labor on the soil.Also, an artificial fence around one’s estate. Porter v. Aldrich, 39 Vt. 330; Taylor v. Wei bey, 30 Wis. 44. See CLOSE.other. The certain designation of one person is an absolute exclusion of all others. 11 Coke, 586.

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