hedge around

hedge around

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • hedge around — (or hedge about) [phrasal verb] hedge (something) around/about Brit : to limit or restrict (something) usually used as (be) hedged; usually + with or by Their offer is so hedged around with conditions [=so restricted by conditions] tha …   Useful english dictionary

  • hedge — [hej] n. [ME hegge < OE hecg, akin to Ger hecke < IE base * kagh , wickerwork, wickerwork pen > ON heggr, L caulae, sheepfold: basic sense “woven fence, enclosure”] 1. a row of closely planted shrubs, bushes, or trees forming a boundary… …   English World dictionary

  • hedge — [[t]he̱ʤ[/t]] hedges, hedging, hedged 1) N COUNT A hedge is a row of bushes or small trees, usually along the edge of a garden, field, or road. 2) VERB If you hedge against something unpleasant or unwanted that might affect you, especially losing …   English dictionary

  • hedge — 1 noun (C) 1 a row of small bushes or trees growing close together, usually dividing one field or garden from another 2 something that gives you protection in case you lose money: Buying a house will be a hedge against inflation. 2 verb hedged,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hedge about — or hedge around PHR V PASSIVE If you say that something such as an offer is hedged about or is hedged around with rules or conditions, you mean that there are a lot of rules or conditions. [be V ed P with n] The offer was hedged around with… …   English dictionary

  • Hedge laying — is a country skill, typically found in the United Kingdom and Ireland, which, through the creation and maintenance of hedges, achieves the following:* the formation of livestock proof barriers; * the rejuvenation of existing hedgerows by… …   Wikipedia

  • hedge — [n] boundary, obstacle, especially one made of plants barrier, bush, enclosure, fence, guard, hedgerow, hurdle, protection, quickset, screen, shrubbery, thicket, windbreak; concepts 429,470 hedge [v1] avoid, dodge beat around the bush*, be… …   New thesaurus

  • Hedge End — Infobox UK place official name= Hedge End map type= Southampton country= England region= South East England static static image caption= The town centre latitude= 50.9135 longitude= 1.3041 os grid reference= SU490128 post town= SOUTHAMPTON… …   Wikipedia

  • Hedge fund — A hedge fund is a private investment fund open to a limited range of investors which is permitted by regulators to undertake a wider range of activities than other investment funds and which pays a performance fee to its investment manager.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hedge Row Trench Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery — Infobox Military Cemetery name = Hedge Row Trench body = Commonwealth War Graves Commission use dates = 1915 1917 established = March 1915 designer = J R Truelove coordinates = coord|50|49|10.5|N|02|54|48.5|E| nearest town = Ieper, West Flanders …   Wikipedia

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