Virginia fence


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Virginia fence

snake′ fence`


n.
a fence, zigzag in plan, made of rails resting across one another at an angle.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
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Noun1.Virginia fence - rail fence consisting of a zigzag of interlocking rails
rail fence - a fence (usually made of split logs laid across each other at an angle)
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Some styles of picket fence though, are just a meaningless to small critters as a Virginia fence would be.
Virginia fences are split logs, stacked one on the other in a zigzag formation: a truly rustic fence.

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