Dwarf wall


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(Arch.) a low wall, not as high as the story of a building, often used as a garden wall or fence.
- Gwilt.

See also: Dwarf

References in classic literature ?
A few leaky boats drawn up on the mud, and made fast to the dwarf wall which skirted it: and here and there an oar or coil of rope: appeared, at first, to indicate that the inhabitants of these miserable cottages pursued some avocation on the river; but a glance at the shattered and useless condition of the articles thus displayed, would have led a passer-by, without much difficulty, to the conjecture that they were disposed there, rather for the preservation of appearances, than with any view to their being actually employed.
At that end of Minor Canon Corner the shadow is profound in the existing state of the light: at that end, too, there is a piece of old dwarf wall, breast high, the only remaining boundary of what was once a garden, but is now the thoroughfare.
R (P) To Construction Of Dwarf Wall Fencing At Rajpat Site At Gosanimari, Cooch Behar For The Year 2015-16.
The front garden, set behind dwarf wall, is easy to maintain with crushed slate and mature plants, flowers and shrubs.
Outside, the house has a dwarf wall and cast iron railings at the front.
A flagged patio leads to lawned garden with dwarf wall surround, flower borders and panelled fencing to boundaries.
These aspects are also enjoyed from the large illuminated rear terrace with central border, ornamental dwarf wall with raised borders and pathway towards the estuary.
The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with Yorkshire stone patio area with dwarf wall abutting the house.
PONTPRENNAU/ ST MELLONS The removal of a hedge to make way for a second parking place, to be fenced off by a dwarf wall and railings at 1 Gaulden Grove.
com) inspired by nature's own garden palette, appears in the connecting living room so we used leftovers to decorate the dwarf wall behind the sofa.
Protected by a cute dwarf wall, the double-fronted Victorian facade is well maintained and has been lovingly cared for by the current owners.
Q I'M writing to ask how I can make a 100mm diameter hole in the dwarf wall of a conservatory so that I can fit a tumble drier pipe.