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Past tense for to surround, with, or as if with, a hedge
“Commanding yew trees would hedge the large garden.”
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Past tense for to confine, with, or as if with, a hedge
“You are to hedge him in with thorns, put perimeters and boundaries around him, and make sure he does not escape.”
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Past tense for to obstruct, with, or as if with, a hedge
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“Lollius Urbius drew another wall to hedge out incursions from the north.”
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Past tense for to avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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“He seemed to hedge when asked about specific people whom the prosecution had obviously interviewed.”
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Past tense for to protect oneself, typically against financial loss
“In some countries, life funds may also invest in equities to achieve capital growth and also to hedge against inflation.”
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Past tense for to pause in indecision before doing something
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Past tense for to speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
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Past tense for to bet money or something else in a gamble
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Past tense for sit or stand with one leg on either side of
Adjective
Limited in size, amount or extent
“The edges were carefully delineated, hedged with bushes and beds of obviously carefully-tended smaller shrubs.”
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