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Definition of Fencerow
1. the land occupied by a fence [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fencerow
Literary usage of Fencerow
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Resource Conservation: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"By the 1970's, production went into top gear as cropping went from fencerow to fencerow. Wildlife declined precipitously; erosion and Federal outlays hit ..."
2. Patriotic Addresses in America and England: From 1850 to 1885, on Slavery by Henry Ward Beecher (1887)
"The meadow, the tilled fields, the grazing pastures, the garden, the vineyard, the orchard, the very fencerow berry-bushes and wild wall-vines, ..."
3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1906)
"In nearly every thicket and fencerow, the hazel is soon blooming. Nature, thus early in the year, begins to fashion the hazelnut, or filbert, ..."
4. Nature Sketches in Temperate America: A Series of Sketches and Popular by Joseph Lane Hancock (1911)
"fencerow: A strip of land along the course of a fence left untilled. 43. Hedgerow: A thicket of bushes between any two portions of land, often planted, ..."
5. History of the City of Columbus, Capital of Ohio by W. W. Munsell & Co, Alfred Emory Lee (1892)
"I was alone, clearing out a fencerow, about a quarter of a mile from the house, when an Indian came to me, and took my axe from me and laid it upon his ..."