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Definition of Hedge garlic
Hedge garlicHedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an
inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG.
hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See Haw a hedge.]
A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a
thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land;
and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a
line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted
round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts
of a garden.
The roughest berry on the rudest hedge. --Shak.
Through the verdant maze Of sweetbrier hedges I pursue
my walk. --Thomson.
Note: Hedge, when used adjectively or in composition, often
means rustic, outlandish, illiterate, poor, or mean;
as, hedge priest; hedgeborn, etc.
Hedge bells, Hedge bindweed (Bot.), a climbing plant
related to the morning-glory (Convolvulus sepium).
Hedge bill, a long-handled billhook.
Hedge garlic (Bot.), a plant of the genus Alliaria. See
Garlic mustard, under Garlic.
Hedge hyssop (Bot.), a bitter herb of the genus Gratiola,
the leaves of which are emetic and purgative.
Hedge marriage, a secret or clandestine marriage,
especially one performed by a hedge priest. [Eng.]
Hedge mustard (Bot.), a plant of the genus Sisymbrium,
belonging to the Mustard family.
Hedge nettle (Bot.), an herb, or under shrub, of the genus
Stachys, belonging to the Mint family. It has a
nettlelike appearance, though quite harmless.
(a) The note of a hedge bird.
(b) Low, contemptible writing. [Obs.] --Dryden.
Hedge priest, a poor, illiterate priest. --Shak.
Hedge school, an open-air school in the shelter of a hedge,
in Ireland; a school for rustics.
Hedge sparrow (Zo["o]l.), a European warbler (Accentor
modularis) which frequents hedges. Its color is reddish
brown, and ash; the wing coverts are tipped with white.
Called also chanter, hedge warbler, dunnock, and
Hedge writer, an insignificant writer, or a writer of low,
scurrilous stuff. [Obs.] --Swift.
To breast up a hedge. See under Breast.
To hang in the hedge, to be at a standstill. ``While the
business of money hangs in the hedge.' --Pepys.
Meaning of Hedge garlic from wikipedia
rise to the old British
folk name of jack-by-the-hedge
. Other common names
root, hedge garlic
officinalis. The hedge garlic
- Any plant
of the family
Gentianaceae. German Madwort
- tree, mimosa, pink siris) Alliaria petiolata
mustard, hedge garlic
) Allium vineale
) Alnus glutinosa
(black alder) Anthemis
- medieval English
units, the rope of garlic
was a set unit of 15 heads
. 15 such ropes
made up the "hundred" of garlic
. Egyptian, Gr****, Roman, Thai...
petiolata†‡ – jack-by-the-hedge
root, hedge garlic
, sauce-alone, jack-in-the-bush, penny hedge
, poor man's mustard
- be fenced
with a quince hedge
. This unexplained
once had the largest quantity
of quince hedging
in the world. According
- are gone on drier
ground. It is another hornbeam
wood, and there
is Hedge Garlic
, Goldilocks buttercup
and Early purple orchids
mustard, hedge garlic Allium
bur****ii – narrow-leaved wild l**** N Allium canadense
wild onion, meadow garlic
- Phytolacca americana Garlic Golden garlic
moly Wild garlic
– Allium canadense Garlic mustard
– Alliaria petiolata Garlic
root – Alliaria
was a segregated
area, normally rectangular
by a wall or hedge
, walls being useful
for training fruit trees
as well as offering
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