Hedgerow Hedge"row`, n. A row of shrubs, or trees, planted for inclosure or separation of fields. [1913 Webster]

By hedgerow elms and hillocks green. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • hedgerow — O.E. hegeræw; see HEDGE (Cf. hedge) + ROW (Cf. row) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hedgerow — ► NOUN ▪ a hedge of wild shrubs and occasional trees bordering a field …   English terms dictionary

  • hedgerow — [hej′rō΄] n. a row of shrubs, bushes, etc., forming a hedge …   English World dictionary

  • hedgerow — [[t]he̱ʤroʊ[/t]] hedgerows N VAR A hedgerow is a row of bushes, trees, and plants, usually growing along a bank bordering a country lane or between fields. He crouched behind a low hedgerow... More than a hundred thousand miles of hedgerow have… …   English dictionary

  • hedgerow — UK [ˈhedʒˌrəʊ] / US [ˈhedʒˌroʊ] noun [countable] Word forms hedgerow : singular hedgerow plural hedgerows a line of bushes, small trees, and plants along the edge of a field or road a campaign to preserve our hedgerows …   English dictionary

  • hedgerow — noun A row of closely planted bushes or trees forming a hedge. If theres a bustle in your hedgerow, dont be alarmed now, its just a spring clean for the may queen …   Wiktionary

  • hedgerow — noun a hedge of wild shrubs and occasional trees bordering a field. Origin OE: from hedge + obs. rew hedgerow …   English new terms dictionary

  • hedgerow — noun Date: before 12th century a row of shrubs or trees enclosing or separating fields …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hedgerow — /hej roh /, n. a row of bushes or trees forming a hedge. [bef. 950; ME; OE heggerewe. See HEDGE, ROW1] * * * Fence or boundary formed by a dense row of shrubs or low trees. Hedgerows enclose or separate fields, protect the soil from wind erosion …   Universalium

  • hedgerow — hedge|row [ˈhedʒrəu US rou] n BrE a line of bushes growing along the edge of a field or road …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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