Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hedge.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hedge.

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Examples

  • The kind air went singing past as I swung along the reverberating road between the high tree - crowned banks which we call hedges in merry Devon, with all the world to myself and the Brethren.

    The Roadmender

  • Andrew comes to the village to take a class on constructing stone hedges from a master builder in the village.

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  • He also expects the Indian rupee to weaken further against the U.S. dollar, and said the company is avoiding long-term hedges and is taking short-term covers because of its call on the rupee.

    Infosys Upper End Sales Outlook at Risk

  • Whirlpools of pavilions, billowing magmatic-fountains, uncertain hedges, lethal groves.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • And second, selling the calls hedges the purchase of the shares, allowing the trader to post a gain even if the stock falls -- at least to a certain point.

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  • Hardy flowers in hedges and ditches are partly fed, and are also covered from cold and heat, and winds, and drought, by fallen leaves and refuse.

    Mary's Meadow; and Letters From a Little Garden

  • He bet $11.5 billion on European debt in his bid to rebuild profits, almost twice the net amount disclosed to investors, and relied on short-term hedges that left the firm exposed to larger losses if they couldn't be rolled over.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Kolja, I know you guys have been fairly opportunistic in rolling off some of the longer term hedges to increase your prices near term.

  • Traders looking to hedge should realize that the options are thinly traded with wide spreads; experienced traders willing to commit to mid-term hedges can look at limit orders for the October 10 covered call last at 50 cents for some downside protection.

  • He used short-term hedges, or offsetting trades, to cut the net risk reported to shareholders to $6.4 billion, according to an Aug. 3 regulatory filing by the company.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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