Definition of hedgerow
: a row of shrubs or trees enclosing or separating fields
Recent Examples of hedgerow from the Web
There’s a hedgerow garden that includes moss gardens and flower pots, and there’s a cactus and succulent garden.
Ellis followed directions to the spot and crossed a field punctuated by hedgerows.
If surfers, fishermen and retirees are upset over this dune project, imagine what could happen when the corps’ work reaches the hedgerows of the financiers and philanthropists farther west.
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First Known Use of hedgerow
before 12th century
HEDGEROW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hedgerow for English Language Learners
: a row of shrubs or trees that form the boundary of an area
HEDGEROW Defined for Kids
Definition of hedgerow for Students
: a row of shrubs or trees around a field
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