- a row of bushes or trees forming a hedge.
Origin of hedgerow
Related Words for hedgerowshrubbery, fence, barrier, screen, bush, guard, protection, hurdle, thicket, enclosure, quickset, hedgerow, windbreak
Examples from the Web for hedgerow
Contemporary Examples of hedgerow
This gave the Germans time to stabilize and dig in on the “hedgerow front” before St. Lô.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day
November 15, 2014
Historical Examples of hedgerow
He halted on a hedgerow in a narrow lane, which bordered a deep wood.What the Blackbird said
Mrs. Frederick Locker
In the hedgerow it had been mere existence; for there had been no real scope for his tail."Wee Tim'rous Beasties"
Every ditch and hedgerow, every road and lane, every hill and copse must be defended.The World Peril of 1910
And there is always beauty in the hedgerow; and wherever the road runs there is beauty.The Lowest Rung
It was a delicious evening, and the birds were singing from every brake and hedgerow.Lover or Friend
Rosa Nouchette Carey
- a hedge of shrubs or low trees growing along a bank, esp one bordering a field or lane