- a portable obstacle made of crossed logs in the shape of an hourglass, usually laced with barbed wire.
- an obstructive device consisting of steel bars, angle irons, etc., usually embedded in concrete, designed to damage and impede the boats and tanks of a landing force on a beach.
Origin of hedgehog
Related formshedge·hog·gy, adjective
Examples from the Web for hedgehog
Hedgehog Birthday From the folks who brought you ‘Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos’ comes another squee-worthy video.Hedgehog Birthday, ‘Frozen Is the New Black,’ and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
DuBois was a man of many ideas; Washington, of just one: the proverbial contrast of hedgehog and fox.
“I used to remember drawing Sonic the Hedgehog when I was super young,” says Moss.
And the more he thinks about it, the “Hedgehog vs. Fox” thing is nothing more than a party game either.
And as a little treat I'm going to give you some cherry pie that I made for the hedgehog.Uncle Wiggily's Adventures|Howard R. Garis
Of these, perhaps the best known is the brown “woolly worm” or “hedgehog caterpillar,” as it is familiarly called.A Book of Natural History|Various
A Hedgehog curls himself up into a ball and his prickles stick out every which way at once.Just So Stories|Rudyard Kipling
He is very timid, and when any one approaches him, coils himself up in a ball, like a hedgehog.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
It was a calm day towards the end of March when the hedgehog awoke.Creatures of the Night|Alfred W. Rees