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Denoting a fence or enclosure made from pieces of wood split lengthwise from a log.
- ‘He tacked it to the split-rail fencing around the tee.’
- ‘Just a split-rail fence embedded in a cement berm divided us from the llamas.’
- ‘They've taken more turns through the judicial system than a split-rail fence.’
- ‘Imagine the arching canes of a climbing rose along a split-rail fence; canes arching in this fashion produce many more flowers than canes growing straight up.’
- ‘Sunset's test garden is designed around a zigzag split-rail fence that runs east to west.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.