Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a hedge.

Etymologies

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hedge +‎ -like

Examples

  • Zigzagging dense lines of hedgelike growths, almost black, seemed to follow concealed watercourses.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

  • My balding was occurring behind my hedgelike front hairline.

    THE EXTRA MAN

  • He dug into his pocket for his house keys while Laurey, still looking a bit grim, paused to look at the hedgelike bush, festooned with orange and yellow flowers, that grew beside the steps.

    Gage Butler's Reckoning

  • And suddenly he found himself pushing head foremost into a hedgelike thicket of brush and stopped weakly.

    The Plunderer

  • a dense hedgelike growth of Kalmia latifolia, there were no other lights in the hollow; so that the dinner-table had the effect of standing in a cave; for where the gleam of the candles ended, the surrounding darkness appeared solid like a wall.

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