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[mass noun] Hedging, especially of hawthorn, grown from slips or cuttings.‘the fields were hedged around with quickset’[as modifier] ‘quickset hedges’
hedgerow, row of bushes, fenceView synonyms
- ‘The subdivision by quickset hawthorn hedges came slightly later as drainage improved the quality of the pasture, enabling cattle rather than sheep to be stocked.’
- ‘Pyramidal cypress and white poplar are used in an estimated 75 percent of the quickset hedgerows in the lower Rhone.’
- ‘Later parliamentary enclosures were characterised by quickset hawthorn hedges running in straight lines.’
- ‘The European quickset hedges of hawthorn and willow never became popular on the Island, perhaps because maintaining them is quite laborious.’
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