- the art or sport of fighting with a foil, saber, or epee
- material for making fences
- a system of fences
Origin of fencingfrom fence, verb
- The art or sport of using a foil, épée, or saber in attack and defense.
- Skillful repartee, especially as a defense against having to give direct answers.
- Material, such as wire, stakes, and rails, used in building fences.
- A barrier or enclosure of fences.
- Present participle of fence.
(usually uncountable, plural fencings)