8 Definitions of Hedge

The meaning of the word hedge, the definition of Hedge:

n. - A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land; and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts of a garden.

v. t. - To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge a field or garden.

v. t. - To obstruct, as a road, with a barrier; to hinder from progress or success; -- sometimes with up and out.

v. t. - To surround for defense; to guard; to protect; to hem (in).

v. t. - To surround so as to prevent escape.

v. i. - To shelter one's self from danger, risk, duty, responsibility, etc., as if by hiding in or behind a hedge; to skulk; to slink; to shirk obligations.

v. i. - To reduce the risk of a wager by making a bet against the side or chance one has bet on.

v. i. - To use reservations and qualifications in one's speech so as to avoid committing one's self to anything definite.

The word "hedge" uses 5 letters: D E E G H

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d - hedged   r - hedger   s - hedges  

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de dee dg ed edge edh eh ged gee geed ghee he heed hg

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