from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cutting-hook used in dressing hedges; a bill-hook.
- n. In entomology, a British collectors' name for a tineid moth, Cerostoma horridella.
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The gentleman and his servant drew their swords, and Annesley ranged himself beside them armed with his hedge-bill, determined to help those who had generously assisted him.