Definition of sunk fence in English:

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sunk fence


A ditch with one side formed by a wall or with a fence running along the bottom.
Example sentences
  • Beyond the sunk fence six Kerry cows followed each other across with wading step and stood under a lime tree.
  • By both opening up the views with the use of the sunk fence or ha-ha and landscaping the park on a large scale to create better views, Vanbrugh created the world's first landscape garden.
  • The sunk fence wall, on the east of the cemetery, for which the consecration had been deferred, is a great improvement.

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