hedge·​row | \ ˈhej-ˌrō How to pronounce hedgerow (audio) \

Definition of hedgerow

: a row of shrubs or trees enclosing or separating fields

Examples of hedgerow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aromas of a wild hedgerow as well as chocolate bourbon biscuits, red cherries, black berries, wild strawberries and plums. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 3 July 2022 Brilliant, eclectic and electric aromas of hedgerow, black cherries, raspberries and strawberries. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 22 May 2022 Muscle Shoals, there was a bustle in your hedgerow Tuesday. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 18 May 2022 That’s one way to clear out any of those pesky bustles in your hedgerow. Stephen L. Betts, Rolling Stone, 4 May 2022 Treetop or other hedgerow pruning and overhead irrigation are not advised where the disease is a problem. oregonlive, 8 Jan. 2022 Some are simple, such as a park bench in a simulated hedgerow maze and a whimsical wall of flowers behind a bathtub. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 19 May 2021 Find a tree, hedgerow, even a piece of farm equipment to break up your outline. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, 6 Jan. 2021 The poem opens with the lines, This lonely hill was always dear to me/ and this hedgerow, which cuts off the view/ of so much of the last horizon. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 15 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of hedgerow

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jul 2022

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“Hedgerow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedgerow. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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hedge·​row | \ ˈhej-ˌrō How to pronounce hedgerow (audio) \

Kids Definition of hedgerow

: a row of shrubs or trees around a field

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