Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
3. Centrical Dimensions
1. General

229. Circumscription.

   NOUN:CIRCUMSCRIPTION, limitation, inclosure; confinement (restraint) [See Restraint]; circumvallation; encincture; envelope [See Inclosure].
   VERB:CIRCUMSCRIBE, limit, bound, confine, inclose or enclose; surround [See Circumjacence]; compass about; imprison (restrain) [See Restraint]; hedge in, wall in, rail in; fence round, hedge round; picket; corral.
  ENFOLD, bury, incase, pack up, enshrine, inclasp or enclasp; wrap up (invest) [See Investment]; embay, embosom.
   ADJECTIVE:CIRCUMSCRIBED &c. v.; begirt, circumambient, girt, cinct [rare], circumcinct [rare], lapt; buried in, immersed in; embosomed, in the bosom of, imbedded, encysted, mewed up; imprisoned [See Restraint]; landlocked, in a ring fence.