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Hedge priest
Hedge 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. Hedge note. (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 doney. 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.

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- Jane Barbara Hedges (born 6 April 1956) is an Anglican priest currently serving as Dean of Norwich. Hedges trained for ministry at Cranmer Hall, Durham...
- Hedge schools (Irish names include scoil chois claí, scoil ghairid and scoil scairte) were small informal illegal schools, particularly in 18th- and 19th-century...
- Carole (Simpson), a psychotherapist, and the Rev. Robert Boyden Hedges, an Episcopal priest. His mother left when he was young so he was raised by his single...
- back. Ismae escapes from an arranged marriage with the aid of the very hedge priest that sold her mother the poison to abort her with no other option but...
- Wexford are do****ented possibilities. He was ordained a priest in 1785 at Wexford after completing hedge school in Oulart. His first parish was at Ballycanew...
- 2018). "Hedge Fund Priest Sued by SEC for Alleged Stock Mani****tion". Bloomberg. Retrieved September 13, 2018. Matt Robinson (March 18, 2016). "Hedge Fund...
- The Priests & Sarah Brightman. Hedges' first major collaboration was with The Cure, and resulted in their debut single "Killing an Arab". Hedges opened...
- philanthropist in psychiatry Chuck Murphy (1947–2018), American Anglican bishop Charles Murphy (hedge fund manager) (1961–2017), American hedge fund manager...
- Anglican priest Jared Hedges (born 1980), American screenwriter Jimmy Hedges (1942–2014), American wood carver and art dealer Job E. Hedges (1862–1925)...
- tangata purepure (a man who prays). The prayers offered by the ta'unga (priests) to the gods worshiped on national or tribal marae (temples) were termed...
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