hedge around/about

Definition of hedge around/about

British

  1. :  to limit or restrict (something) —usually used as (be) hedged —usually + with or by Their offer is so hedged around with conditions that it hardly seems worthwhile. a rule that is hedged about by exceptions

Word by Word Definitions

hedgeplay
  1. :  a fence or boundary formed by a dense row of shrubs or low trees

    :  barrier, limit

    :  a means of protection or defense (as against financial loss)

  1. :  to enclose or protect with or as if with a dense row of shrubs or low trees :  to enclose or protect with or as if with a hedge (see 1hedge 1a) :  encircle

    :  to confine so as to prevent freedom of movement or action :  to obstruct with or as if with a barrier :  hinder

    :  to protect oneself from losing or failing by a counterbalancing action

  1. :  of, relating to, or designed for a hedge (see 1hedge)

    :  born, living, or made alongside or as if alongside a dense row of shrubs or low trees :  born, living, or made near or as if near hedges (see 1hedge 1a) :  roadside

    :  inferior

aroundplay
  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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