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hedger

[hej-er]
noun
  1. a person who makes or repairs hedges.
  2. a person who hedges in betting, speculating, etc.
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Origin of hedger

1250–1300; Middle English (in surnames); see hedge, -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for hedger

Historical Examples of hedger

  • "I don't mind if I do," said Hedger Luxellian; and they changed there and then.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

    Thomas Hardy

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

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • Smithers is an ass with the theodolite, and Hedger's 'trig' is rotten.

    A Lively Bit of the Front

    Percy F. Westerman

  • It was because for the time you had been a hedger and ditcher.

    The Duke's Children

    Anthony Trollope

  • And word was sent far and near, to squire and farmer, hedger and ditcher.

    The Measure of a Man

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr