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1
restricted or prohibited as to the type of game or fish able to be taken

close

2
1. Law private property, usually enclosed by a fence, hedge, or wall
2. Brit a courtyard or quadrangle enclosed by buildings or an entry leading to such a courtyard
3. Brit a small quiet residential road
4. the precincts of a cathedral or similar building
5. Scot the entry from the street to a tenement building
6. Music another word for cadence. A perfect cadence is called a full close an imperfect one a half close

What does it mean when you dream about closing something?

Closing a door can mean closing a chapter of one’s life. We can also close our hearts to someone or close our eyes to something.

close

[klōs]
(computer science)
To make a file unavailable to a computer program which previously had access to it.
(meteorology)
Colloquially, descriptive of oppressively still, warm, moist air, frequently applied to indoor conditions.

close

1. An enclosed space around or at the side of a building; esp. the neighborhood of a cathedral.
2. A narrow lane leading from a street.

close

(1) To finish reading or writing a document. The close function typically saves any changes made to the document and releases the file so it can be used by another application. Contrast with open.

(2) To exit an application. Contrast with launch.
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LIBERTY X have skated close to the wind with their raunchy image in the past, but it was winter woolies all round for a trip to an ice rink.
CHRIS "call me Chris, man" Davies, the region's Euro MP, has been sailing close to the wind with calls for all drugs to be made legal.
But they have sailed very close to the wind this time - and the IRA should know how close they came to me judging that their ceasefire was no longer for real.
The use of concrete means that greater tower heights can be achieved; it facilitates the local supply and manufacture of the segments because they can be produced in places close to the wind farms and do not require highly-specialized labor; production and transport costs are reduced; concrete is less subject to price fluctuations than steel.
numbers now, its are n qulio Consultant Dr Fiona Wisniacki told him they were already "sailing close to the wind every day" in the unit built to cope with 20,000 emergency admissions a year but now dealing with 50,000.
Sailing close to the wind at times, his gags often flew out of left wing and nobody was safe as he confessed to cat-killing - and even managed to get away with a few digs about thieving Scousers.
Using the Angel to promote an ice cream business, which is what Chris Sadler is doing could be sailing very close to the wind, as for the INEX offering, as Mork of Mork & Mindy would saya.
I CAN'T stand wind-up merchants, mainly because I'm so rubbish at doing it myself, and house big-head Federico is really sailing far too close to the wind with his tales and boasts at the moment.
Once regarded as the enfant terrible of British telly, Ross made his name with risque material on Channel 4 in the mid-80s and has sailed close to the wind on numerous occasions.
The order, which was booked in the 1st quarter of 2014, also comprises a premium service contract covering a period of fifteen years, under which Nordex will be establishing a service point close to the wind farm in Delfzijl.