fence·row | \ˈfen(t)s-ˌrō \

Definition of fencerow 

: the land occupied by a fence including the uncultivated area on each side

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The clover is gone and the fencerows are clean and mowed eliminating weeds. Dick Crum, Indianapolis Star, "Dr. Dirt: Pansies fade away with summer weather," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of fencerow

1842, in the meaning defined above

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