hedgerow

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Etymology[edit]

hedge +‎ row

Noun[edit]

hedgerow (plural hedgerows)

  1. a row of closely planted bushes or trees forming a hedge
    • 1971, Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven
      If theres a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now, it's just a spring clean for the may queen
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 91
      He had a suit of summer mufti, and a broad-brimmed blue beaver hat looped with leaves broken from the hedgerows in the lanes, and a Leander scarf tucked full of flowers: loosestrife, meadowrue, orchis, ragged-robin.

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