enclosed

adjective
en·​closed | \ in-ˈklōzd How to pronounce enclosed (audio) , en-\
variants: or less commonly inclosed \ in-​ˈklōzd How to pronounce inclosed (audio) \

Definition of enclosed

1 : closed in or fenced off an enclosed yard an enclosed porch Even a small fire in the enclosed area of a mine shaft can create a tremendous amount of smoke.— Dorothy Stripp
2 : included along with something else in a parcel or envelope You may be interested in the enclosed clipping from today's paper.— E. B. White

First Known Use of enclosed

circa 1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of enclosed was circa 1552

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