a fence, zigzag in plan, made of rails resting across one another at an angle.
Words nearby snake fence
Origin of snake fence
An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805
Definition for virginia-rail-fence (2 of 2)
Origin of Virginia fence
An Americanism dating back to 1665–75
Also called rail fence, Virginia rail fence.
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