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Hedge

A hedge or hedgerow is a line of closely spaced shrubs and sometimes trees, planted and trained to form a barrier or to mark the boundary of an area, such as between neighbouring properties. Hedges used to separate a road from adjoining fields or one field from another, and of sufficient age to incorporate larger trees, are known as hedgerows.
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Raddle

To twist together; interweave.
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Hedge

A row of closely planted shrubs or low-growing trees forming a fence or boundary.
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Raddle

To cause to have a worn-out appearance, especially in having wrinkles or deep creases
"[She] was attractive to men and to women, until her diet of alcohol and cigarettes ... raddled her beauty" (Jeanette Winterson).
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Hedge

A line of people or objects forming a barrier
a hedge of spectators along the sidewalk.
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Raddle

To dye or mark with or as if with red ocher
ruddle sheep.
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Hedge

A means of protection or defense, especially against financial loss
a hedge against inflation.
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Raddle

Variant of ruddle.
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Hedge

A securities transaction that reduces the risk on an existing investment position.
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Raddle

Red ocherous iron ore, used in dyeing and marking.
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Hedge

An intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement.
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Raddle

A red ochre.
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Hedge

A word or phrase, such as possibly or I think, that mitigates or weakens the certainty of a statement.
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Raddle

A long, flexible stick, rod, or branch, interwoven with others between upright posts or stakes, in making a kind of hedge or fence.
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Hedge

To enclose or bound with or as if with hedges.
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Raddle

A hedge or fence made with raddles.
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Hedge

To hem in, hinder, or restrict with or as if with a hedge.
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Raddle

An instrument consisting of a wooden bar, with a row of upright pegs set in it, used by domestic weavers to keep the warp of a proper width and prevent tangling when it is wound upon the beam of the loom.
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Hedge

To minimize or protect against the loss of by counterbalancing one transaction, such as a bet, against another.
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Raddle

To mark with raddle; to daub something red.
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Hedge

To plant or cultivate hedges.
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Raddle

To interweave or twist together.
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Hedge

To take compensatory measures so as to counterbalance possible loss.
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Raddle

To do work in a slovenly way.
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Hedge

To avoid making a clear, direct response or statement.
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Raddle

A long, flexible stick, rod, or branch, which is interwoven with others, between upright posts or stakes, in making a kind of hedge or fence.
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Hedge

A thicket of bushes or other shrubbery, especially one planted as a fence between two portions of land, or to separate the parts of a garden.
He trims the hedge once a week.
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Raddle

A hedge or fence made with raddles; - called also raddle hedge.
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Hedge

A barrier (often consisting of a line of persons or objects) to protect someone or something from harm.
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Raddle

An instrument consisting of a wooden bar, with a row of upright pegs set in it, used by domestic weavers to keep the warp of a proper width, and prevent tangling when it is wound upon the beam of the loom.
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Hedge

A mound of earth, stone- or turf-faced, often topped with bushes, used as a fence between any two portions of land.
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Raddle

A red pigment used in marking sheep, and in some mechanical processes; ruddle.
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Hedge

(pragmatics) A non-committal or intentionally ambiguous statement.
weasel word
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Raddle

To interweave or twist together.
Raddling or working it up like basket work.
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Hedge

(finance) Contract or arrangement reducing one's exposure to risk (for example the risk of price movements or interest rate movements).
The asset class acts as a hedge.
A hedge is an investment position intended to offset potential losses/gains that may be incurred by a companion investment. In simple language, a hedge is used to reduce any substantial losses/gains suffered by an individual or an organization.
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Raddle

To mark or paint with, or as with, raddle.
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Hedge

Used attributively, with figurative indication of a person's upbringing, or professional activities, taking place by the side of the road; third-rate.
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Raddle

a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
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Hedge

(transitive) To enclose with a hedge or hedges.
to hedge a field or garden
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Raddle

twist or braid together, interlace
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Hedge

(transitive) To obstruct or surround.
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Raddle

mark or paint with raddle
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Hedge

To offset the risk associated with.
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Hedge

(ambitransitive) To avoid verbal commitment.
He carefully hedged his statements with weasel words.
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Hedge

(intransitive) To construct or repair a hedge.
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Hedge

To reduce one's exposure to risk.
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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.
Through the verdant mazeOf sweetbrier hedges I pursue my walk.
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Hedge

To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge a field or garden.
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Hedge

To obstruct, as a road, with a barrier; to hinder from progress or success; - sometimes with up and out.
I will hedge up thy way with thorns.
Lollius Urbius . . . drew another wall . . . to hedge out incursions from the north.
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Hedge

To surround for defense; to guard; to protect; to hem (in).
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Hedge

To surround so as to prevent escape.
That is a law to hedge in the cuckoo.
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Hedge

To protect oneself against excessive loss in an activity by taking a countervailing action; as, to hedge an investment denominated in a foreign currency by buying or selling futures in that currency; to hedge a donation to one political party by also donating to the opposed political party.
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Hedge

To shelter one's self from danger, risk, duty, responsibility, etc., as if by hiding in or behind a hedge; to skulk; to slink; to shirk obligations.
I myself sometimes, leaving the fear of God on the left hand and hiding mine honor in my necessity, am fain to shuffle, to hedge and to lurch.
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Hedge

To reduce the risk of a wager by making a bet against the side or chance one has bet on.
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Hedge

To use reservations and qualifications in one's speech so as to avoid committing one's self to anything definite.
The Heroic Stanzas read much more like an elaborate attempt to hedge between the parties than . . . to gain favor from the Roundheads.
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Hedge

a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
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Hedge

any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
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Hedge

an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement;
when you say `maybe' you are just hedging
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Hedge

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues);
He dodged the issue
she skirted the problem
They tend to evade their responsibilities
he evaded the questions skillfully
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Hedge

hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge;
The animals were hedged in
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Hedge

enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges;
hedge the property
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Hedge

minimize loss or risk;
diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks
hedge your bets
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