Definition of Hedge in

1. Verb. Enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges. "Hedge the property"

Exact synonyms: Hedge
Generic synonyms: Close In, Enclose, Inclose, Shut In
Related verbs: Hedge

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hedge In

hederic acid
hederiform ending
hedge bindweed
hedge fund
hedge funds
hedge garlic
hedge in (current term)
hedge maple
hedge mustard
hedge nettle
hedge one's bets
hedge pink
hedge sparrow
hedge sparrows
hedge thorn
hedge tree
hedge trees
hedge trimmer
hedge trimmers
hedge violet

Literary usage of Hedge in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"To hedge in a délit, to secure it cunningly. HEDGE-ACCENTOR. The hedge-sparrow. ... North The term hedge in composition generally implies deterioration. ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon (1831)
"The hedge in the face nf a lank differs from the tonner, principally in having the hedge in the front of the bank considerably above the common surface, ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1855)
"... oldest Osage Orange hedge in the United States, says, "He is well satisfied that it can be maintained as a thorough hedge for generations." Prof. ..."

4. The Genesee Farmer. (1849)
"Our native varieties arc very vigorous, and make a hedge in a very few years ; but their habit of growth is not so dense as the English, and hence they ..."

5. Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth: Part I. Historical Sketch and Titles of by William Thomas Davis (1883)
"... whose wife's mother was a great-granddaughter of James Cole, to Barnabas Hedge in 1797. These two lots, extending to the line of land of Dr. Benjamin ..."

6. Report of the Commissioner of Corporations on Cotton Exchanges by United States Bureau of Corporations, Herbert Knox Smith (1908)
"INDISPOSITION TO hedge in NEW YORK MARKET A RESULT OF REVISION OF NOVEMBER, 1906.—The losses incurred by merchants who had hedged in the New York market, ..."

7. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the by Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson (1890)
"The hedge was from 15 to 25 feet on the right of way, and 25 to 35 from the track. If the hedge in any way prevented the person in charge of the ..."

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