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Definition of Hedge sparrow
Hedge sparrowHedge 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 sparrow from wikipedia
- species. Other common names
of the dunnock include
accentor, hedge sparrow
, or hedge
warbler. The dunnock
by the Swedish
- Estrildidae: Java sparrow Timor sparrow Hedge sparrow
, also known
as the dunnock
or hedge accentor
in the family Prunellidae Sparrow
- American sparrows
to Old World
buntings, and until
2017, were included
in the Old World bunting family
Emberizidae. The hedge sparrow
- The Spanish sparrow
or willow sparrow
(P****er hispaniolensis) is a p****erine bird of the sparrow family
P****eridae. It is found
in the Mediterranean
- have been named
the accentor, a bird most notably
the hedge sparrow
. USS Accentor (AMc-36), was a coastal minesweeper
and the lead ship...
- Prunella atrogularis Brown
accentor, Prunella fulvescens
Dunnock, hedge accentor
or hedge sparrow
, Prunella modularis
****anese accentor, Prunella rubida
- three continue their
journey. In time they meet a hedge
; the raven tells
that if he fetches
the hungry raven
worms, in return...
- for the design
a more secure lodgement
to the egg of the Hedge
, or its young
one, when the young Cuckoo
is emplo**** in removing
- The Raab-Katzenstein RK.9 Grasmücke (Hedge
) was a 1920s German
two-seat touring, advertising
biplane. It was one of many designs...
- also a possibility
of a nickname
who may have resembled
a hedge sparrow
English. It originates
from the Gloucestershire
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