worm fence

noun

Definition of worm fence

: a zigzag fence consisting of interlocking rails supported by crossed poles

called also snake fence, Virginia fence

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First Known Use of worm fence

1652, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of worm fence was in 1652

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“Worm fence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worm%20fence. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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