quickset

noun

quick·​set ˈkwik-ˌset How to pronounce quickset (audio)
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

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quickset was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Quickset.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quickset. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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