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hedge

noun caution, circumspection, course of prooection, equivocation, hesitancy, hesitation, instrumentality of protection, means of protection, method of protection, prevention against loss, prevention of downside, protection against loss, safeguard
Associated concepts: hedge laws, hedges encroaching on another, hedge against inflation, notice of appeal as hedge against loss, person's property

hedge

verb be careful, be cautious, border, bound, circle, circumscribe, compass, conceal, cover, delimit, delineate, demarcate, divide, dodge, edge, enclose, encompass, ensphere, evade, fence, flank, girdle, guard, hide, limit, mark off, outline, play safe, render safe, ring, safeguard, screen, shelter, shield, surround
See also: deceive, equivocate, evade, outbalance, parry, prevaricate, protection, shelter, tergiversate
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What difference do you think it would make if there was a barrier of healthy hedgerows and a tree or scrub lined river?
Ann Wilson, secretary of CTWN, said: "We are trying desperately to persuade the city council to reverse the decision to rip out this wonderful hedgerow.
Pup will head into the hedgerow, but if he does not find a dead pigeon immediately, whistle the two-toot turn signal and pup should head immediately back to your side.
But he shows in Hawthorn that outward drawbacks conceal attributes that people have exploited for centuries in iron-forging, weaponry, medicine and above all, the growing of hedgerows.
The Hedgerow Cookbook by Wild at Heart (published by Pavilion, recipe photography by Cristian Barnett) celebrates many of the wonderful things that can be made by scouring hedgerows, woods and lanes.
FARMERS are being warned they face large fines if they fail to get a licence for hedgerow cutting.
At each hedgerow site, insect populations were monitored in an adjacent weedy, relatively unmanaged area (mowed or sprayed once or twice a year) of about 1,000 square feet.
Thomas Moore, state biologist with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, says that incorporating forbs into the hedgerow mix can create dense plantings that can outcompete field-bordering weeds, while supporting pest management and pollination.
To build the current complex a large hedgerow that bounded the property to the west, one that divided it from the large open land next door, was totally removed virtually overnight.
YOU don't need to travel too far off shore to experience the thrill of a safari, as this summer it's all about the humble hedgerow.