Definition of hedging in English:

hedging

Line breaks: hedg¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdʒɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
1The planting or trimming of hedges: contract work for hedging and ditching
More example sentences
  • ‘The grants will pay for up to 70% of the cost of hedging, walling, river management, weeding and mowing of grass areas where livestock has been excluded,’ he added.
  • They will pay for up to 70 per cent of the cost of hedging, walling, river management, weeding and mowing of grass in villages where stock has been excluded.
  • All through the winter the farm worker went hedging.
1.1Bushes and shrubs planted to form hedges: dense shrubbery and tall hedging offers concealment
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  • Other features include extensive hedging, shrubs and colourful annuals.
  • Sheltered by trees and shrubbery, with mature hedging on both sides, it has an extensive patio and is pleasantly secluded.
  • The lawned front garden is surrounded by high hedging and offers off-street parking.

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