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fen1 a low-lying, marshy tract of land; bog.
fen2 the smallest monetary unit of the People's Republic of China. (Cf. yuan, renminbi.)
fence a structure made of stone, wire, wood, or other material, that serves to define boundaries of property or to prevent entry into or escape from the area it surrounds. [5 definitions]
fenced-in surrounded or enclosed by a fence or other physical barriers. [2 definitions]
fenceless combined form of fence.
fencing the art, sport, or practice of sparring with swords or swordlike instruments. [3 definitions]
fend to repel; ward off (usu. fol. by "off"). [3 definitions]
fender a usu. metal guard over the wheel of a truck, car, bicycle, or the like. [5 definitions]
fenderless combined form of fender.
fend for oneself to provide for one's needs without the help of others.
fenestration in architecture, the placement and design of the windows and other openings in a building. [2 definitions]
feng shui the Chinese art of creating harmony in one's environment through placement of objects in a building or in space generally such that the natural flow and balance of chi, or vital energy, is maintained.
Fenian a member of a group formed in the nineteenth century to advocate the ending of British rule in Ireland, composed of Irish and Irish-Americans.
fennel a perennial Eurasian herb cultivated for its aromatic seeds, which are used as a seasoning. [2 definitions]
fentanyl a potent, fast-acting synthetic opioid that is used pharmacologically for pain relief and is also used illicitly.
-fer one that bears; bearing.
feral existing in a wild natural state; not domesticated. [3 definitions]
fer-de-lance a large, venomous snake of Central and South America.
Ferdinand Magellan a Portuguese navigator who discovered the Strait of Magellan and the Philippines (b.1480?--d.1521).
fermata in music, the holding of a tone or rest, at the discretion of the performer, longer than its value expresses. [2 definitions]
ferment any of various substances, such as an enzyme or yeast, that cause fermentation. [8 definitions]