rabbit-proof fence

    • a fence through which rabbits are unable to pass

    • Australian informal a boundary between certain Australian states, marked by such a fence

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How to use rabbit-proof fence in a sentence

  • They built a bark hut, fenced in a garden with a rabbit-proof fence, and planted it with potatoes.

    The Book of the Bush | George Dunderdale
  • When rabbits are abundant and the area to be protected is not too great, a rabbit-proof fence may profitably be used.

  • The clever journalist was astounded at what he heard, especially about the men on the rabbit-proof fence.

    The Sweep Winner | Nat Gould
  • Mitchell and I turned off the track at the rabbit-proof fence and made for the tank in the mulga.

    Children of the Bush | Henry Lawson