Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 229 (Circumscription)

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#229. Circumscription. -- N. circumscription, limitation, inclosure; confinement &c. (restraint) 751; circumvallation[obs]; encincture; envelope &c. 232.

container (receptacle) 191.

V. circumscribe, limit, bound, confine, inclose; surround &c. 227; compass about; imprison &c. (restrain) 751; hedge in, wall in, rail in; fence round, fence in,hedge round; picket; corral.

enfold, bury, encase, incase[obs], pack up, enshrine, inclasp[obs]; wrap up &c. (invest) 225; embay[obs], embosom[obs].

containment (inclusion) 76.

Adj. circumscribed &c. v.; begirt[obs], lapt[obs]; buried in, immersed in; embosomed[obs], in the bosom of, imbedded, encysted, mewed up; imprisoned &c. 751; landlocked, in a ring fence.