hedge in

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Verb1.hedge in - enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property"
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
hedge - hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in"
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He succeeds, and then they are all at it for dear life, up and down the hedge in full cry, the "Come back, come back," getting shriller and fainter every minute.
The walking party had crossed the lane, and were surmounting an opposite stile, and the Admiral was putting his horse in motion again, when Captain Wentworth cleared the hedge in a moment to say something to his sister.
Morgan executed a value hedge in the form of a 10-year q-forward contract with the Pall (UK) pension fund.