- nBritisha rural vagrant. The term, from the lexi-con of the homeless, travellers, etc., denotes a crustie who prefers to live rough in the countryside. It was first recorded in the early 1990s, although phrases containing 'hedge' - like 'ditch' for a scene of sordid or dishonest behav-iour - were common from the 16th cen-tury.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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hedger — noun see hedge II … New Collegiate Dictionary
hedger — /hej euhr/, n. 1. a person who makes or repairs hedges. 2. a person who hedges in betting, speculating, etc. [1250 1300; ME (in surnames); see HEDGE, ER1] * * * … Universalium
hedger — noun One who makes or mends hedges; also, one who hedges, as, in betting … Wiktionary
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hedger — hedgÂ·er || hedÊ’É™(r) n. one who repairs and trims hedges; one who hedges in betting … English contemporary dictionary