drift fence

noun

Definition of drift fence

: a stretch of fence on rangeland especially in the western U.S. for preventing cattle from drifting from their home range

First Known Use of drift fence

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drift fence was in 1907

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“Drift fence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drift%20fence. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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