hedgerow hedgerow

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes

Usage(s):

  1. The outcome instead sends the Democratic race into several weeks of tough and expensive, hedgerow-to-hedgerow combat.
  2. Boyle, with her gold dress, black hose, white shoes and hedgerow eyebrows, was unemployed and, yes, living alone with her cat, Pebbles.
  3. Then I unsnap my harness, untangle myself, stand up and run to the hedgerow where I saw the chute go down.

News

  • Davis Ranch riparian work funded

    The state Wildlife Conservation Board this week approved a $220,000 grant to the Davis Ranch Riparian and Hedgerow Restoration Project in Colusa County. The grant goes to the National Audubon Society as part of a project to restore more than 3 miles...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Colusa County Sun-Herald

Quotes

  1. "All the hedgerows are gone," Ward says. "There are a few hedgerows here and there, but the hedgerow birds are gone. We found one shrike the entire time. We got a few more bobwhites, but they are all in southern Illinois. There's not much...
    on Jul 20, 2008 By: Mike Ward Source: Southtown Star

  2. Gaines, author of "Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons," added of Giuliani and Nathan: "They are two very lucky people. They love each other tremendously."
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Rudy Giuliani Source: Newsday

  3. "I think people have an idealised sense of our life," says Thorn. "Because we've lived and worked together for so many years they think we're skipping hand-in-hand through a hedgerow. I just think, Christ, surely you can imagine that on a...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Tracey Thorn Source: The Guardian

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