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- n. hedge of privet plants
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Fitler Square was one of Philadelphia’s historic pocket-parks, a square block limned by privet hedge and wrought-iron fence, with tasteful wooden benches around a center fountain and newly refurbished brickwork underfoot.
However, Miss Russell will have told you that the house is peculiarly difficult to overlook — it is near the main road, but bordered by woods on one side and a high privet hedge between it and the nearest neighbour.