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[kwik-set] /ˈkwɪkˌsɛt/

noun, Chiefly British.
a plant or cutting, especially of hawthorn, to grow, as in a hedge.
such plants collectively.
a hedge of such plants.
formed of quickset, or of growing plants.

a hedge composed of such plants
composed of such plants

“formed of living plants,” 1530s, from quick (adj.) + set (v.).


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