, v. t. 1. To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.
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2. To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest.
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The country is bordered by a broad tract called the "hot region."
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Shebah and Raamah . . . border the sea called the Persian gulf.
Sir W. Raleigh.
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3. To confine within bounds; to limit. [Obs.]
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That nature, which contemns its origin,
Can not be bordered certain in itself.
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(?), n.;
pl. Bordereaux (#)
. [F.] A note or memorandum, esp. one containing an enumeration of documents.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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