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hedge

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a physical object that blocks the way
  • the messenger was confronted with a hedge of spears held aloft by the castle guards

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hedge

verb

Synonyms of hedge (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to avoid giving a definite answer or position
  • kept hedging whenever asked for an opinion on the matter

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2 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers
  • the prison was hedged by a high stone wall

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The first known use of hedge was before the 12th century

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“Hedge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hedge. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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