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rail fence Line breaks: rail fence

Definition of rail fence in English:


chiefly North American
A fence, typically a wooden one, made of posts and rails.
Example sentences
  • We're inviting kids of all ages and their kin to the wilderness edge of the Rio Grande headwaters to construct a wooden rail fence around Love Lake.
  • Prescott bore the brunt of the British assault, supported by Captain William Knowlton and Colonel John Stark, who had positioned themselves alongside a rail fence and hastily constructed stone wall below the hill.
  • For much of one year, the three of them had labored to build a rail fence of split juniper around their lot in town.
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