quickset

NOUN
  1. cuttings of plants set in the ground to grow as hawthorn for hedges or vines
    a quickset of a vine planted in a vineyard
ADJECTIVE
  1. grown from cuttings planted directly in the ground
    a quickset hawthorn hedge
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How To Use quickset In A Sentence

  • For instance, in recommending a certain kind of quickset fence, he insists upon it, as one of its advantages, that it will not readily ignite under the torch of the mischievous wayfarer: "Naturale sepimentum," says he, "quod obseri solet virgultis aut spinis, The Caesars
  • The 10-acre garden of cypresses, yews and quickset hedges is called the Domaine des Colombia.
  • Pyramidal cypress and white poplar are used in an estimated 75 percent of the quickset hedgerows in the lower Rhone.
  • The European quickset hedges of hawthorn and willow never became popular on the Island, perhaps because maintaining them is quite laborious.
  • a quickset hawthorn hedge
  • And there the forest came down the valley -- for it is not enough for me to call a combe -- almost to the rear of the hall and the quickset inclosure around it. A Thane of Wessex
  • For instance, in recommending a certain kind of quickset fence, he insists upon it as one of its advantages -- that it will not readily ignite under the torch of the mischievous wayfarer: "Naturale sepimentum," says he, "quod obseri solet virgultis aut spinis, _praetereuntis lascivi non metuet facem_. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 572, October 20, 1832
  • They were at some little distance from the big flower garden, and the path that led to them was heavily shaded by shrubbery on one side, and on the other by a hedge which, though "quickset" as a foundation, was now a mass of honeysuckle and everlasting peas. Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls
  • 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.
  • There shall be, as it were, a quickset hedge of trees and bushes, close, close around your tomb. John Gabriel Borkman
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