quickset

noun
quick·​set | \ ˈkwik-ˌset \

Definition of quickset 

chiefly British
: plant cuttings set in the ground to grow especially in a hedgerow also : a hedge or thicket especially of hawthorn grown from quickset

First Known Use of quickset

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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