from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fence of crossed rails supporting one another and forming a zigzag pattern. Also called snake fence, Virginia fence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a zigzag fence composed of rails crossing one another at their ends; -- called also snake fence, or Virginia rail fence.
- n. See under Fence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rail fence consisting of a zigzag of interlocking rails
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