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
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    • ‘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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