Definition of Quickset

1. Noun. Cuttings of plants set in the ground to grow as hawthorn for hedges or vines. "A quickset of a vine planted in a vineyard"

Generic synonyms: Cutting, Slip



2. Adjective. Grown from cuttings planted directly in the ground. "A quickset hawthorn hedge"
Similar to: Planted

Definition of Quickset

1. n. A living plant set to grow, esp. when set for a hedge; specifically, the hawthorn.

2. a. Made of quickset.

3. v. t. To plant with living shrubs or trees for a hedge; as, to quickset a ditch.

Definition of Quickset

1. Adjective. (context: of a hedge etc) Grown from cuttings planted directly into the ground ¹

2. Noun. The cuttings used, or the hedge produced by this method ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quickset

1. a plant suitable for hedges [n -S]

Medical Definition of Quickset

1. A living plant set to grow, especially. When set for a hedge; specifically, the hawthorn. To plant with living shrubs or trees for a hedge; as, to quickset a ditch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quickset

quicklimed
quicklimes
quickliming
quickly
quickness
quicknesses
quicks
quicksand
quicksandlike
quicksands
quicksandy
quicksave
quicksaved
quicksaves
quicksaving
quickset (current term)
quickset(a)
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quicksilver
quicksilver(a)
quicksilvered
quicksilvering
quicksilvers
quicksilvery
quicksmart
quicksort
quicksorted
quicksorting
quicksorts
quickstep

Literary usage of Quickset

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"SATE, adj. Soft. Dorset. Sate/toll, a simpleton. SATELL, t>. To settle. SATER, n. Saturday. SATES, >. quickset. ..."

2. London by Charles Knight (1843)
"This we may imagine to have been the state of the beer-trade when Sir Harry quickset, Sir Giles Wheelbarrow, Knt., and company, accompanied Isaac ..."

3. The New Family Receipt-book: Containing Eight Hundred Truly Valuable (1819)
"To make a quickset Hedge or Fence. Quick fences often become open in many places $t bottom, notwithstanding the utmost attention, and more especially if ..."

4. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1873)
"... through quickset hedges with his eyes shut. When a letter contains anything which Francis is not likely to have written, or something at utter variance ..."

5. The Public School Speaker by Francis Warre Cornish (1900)
"quickset. By no manner of means ; say you are quite another man. ... And so will I. quickset. What of that? I know I said there was nothing but brooms. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1871)
"If it renders a stronger or closer fence than the ordinary quickset-hedge necessary, I think it was the duty of the company to provide it. ..."

7. Hood's Own: Or, Laughter from Year to Year: Being Former Runnings of His by Thomas Hood (1855)
"said quickset, with some alarm, and letting go the bridle of Old Ball, ... said Thickset, appealing to quickset, and determined to say as he said. ..."

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