noun Chiefly British.
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Words nearby quickset
Example sentences from the Web for quickset
Deacon Quickset, who was closely following his new charge, listened with fixed countenance to the lady's remark.All He Knew|John Habberton
If you lean on them they will let you fall, but one may rest against a Yorkshire breeze as one would on a quickset hedge.The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century|John Ruskin
They illustrate the following sentence: 'The present hour I seem in a quickset hedge of embarrassments!The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Nevertheless, something drove him on, forced him to push his way hardily through a sort of quickset hedge of reluctance and shame.In the Wilderness|Robert Hichens
It was like falling from a quickset hedge on to a bundle of thorns.The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville|Alexis De Tocqueville
British Dictionary definitions for quickset
- a plant or cutting, esp of hawthorn, set so as to form a hedge
- such plants or cuttings collectively