hedger

[hej-er]
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noun

a person who makes or repairs hedges.
a person who hedges in betting, speculating, etc.

Origin of hedger

1250–1300; Middle English (in surnames); see hedge, -er1
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Examples from the Web for hedger

Historical Examples of hedger

  • Slowly the hedger and ditcher goes back to his work, where in the shade under the bushes even now the dew lingers.

    Hodge and His Masters

    Richard Jefferies

  • If C wins, the hedger will receive 1000 and pay 500; balance in favour, 500.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • Her son Hedger then was a postboy to a yard I believe at Epsom, and came to be master there.

  • He was, it seemed, a “hedger and ditcher,” and his leathern gauntlets and billhook lay beside him on the ale-house bench.

    The Brighton Road

    Charles G. Harper

  • A couple of foggers and milkers, a hedger and ditcher, two or three women at times, and there is the end.

    The Hills and the Vale

    Richard Jefferies