Definition of quickset in English:


Line breaks: quick|set
Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪksɛt


[mass noun] British
  • Hedging, especially of hawthorn, grown from slips or cuttings: the fields were hedged around with quickset [as modifier]: quickset hedges
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    • 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.

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