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(Baseball) The fence, wall, etc. at the back of the outfield: a hit over this is a home run
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  1. (Baseball) The fence, wall, etc. at the back of the outfield: a hit over this is a home run
  2. A barrier, as of wooden or metal posts, rails, wire mesh, etc., used as a boundary or means of protection or confinement
  3. A structure serving as an enclosure, a barrier, or a boundary, usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails.
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  1. A row of closely planted bushes or trees forming a hedge.
  2. A row of shrubs, bushes, etc., forming a hedge
Any of many thorny or spiny shrubs and bushes.
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  1. Any of many thorny or spiny shrubs and bushes.
  2. Any of various shrubs or bushes having thorns or spines.
Shrubs collectively.
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  1. Shrubs collectively.
  2. A group or planting of shrubs.
  3. A planting of shrubs; a wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted; or a similar larger area with a path winding through it.
An enclosing or being enclosed
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  1. An enclosing or being enclosed
  2. The state of being enclosed.
  3. (Historical) In England, the gradual process by which communal land was divided into privately owned parcels enclosed by hedges and fences
Something that indicates a border or limit.
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  1. Something that indicates a border or limit.
  2. Any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border
  3. The border or limit so indicated.
Plural form of bush
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(Figuratively) A dense aggregation of other things, concrete or abstract.
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  1. (Figuratively) A dense aggregation of other things, concrete or abstract.
  2. A dense growth of shrubs or underbrush; a copse.
  3. A thick growth of shrubs, underbrush, or small trees
A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
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  1. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
  2. (Historical) A kind of frame or sled on which prisoners in England were drawn through the streets to execution
  3. An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which athletes or horses jump in a race.
Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
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  1. Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
  2. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
A row of trees, a hedge, or a fence that serves to lessen the force of or provide shelter from the wind.
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  1. A row of trees, a hedge, or a fence that serves to lessen the force of or provide shelter from the wind.
  2. A hedge, fence, or row of trees that serves as a protection from wind
Doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation:
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  1. Doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation:
  2. Something of doubtful meaning:
  3. A confusion or uncertainty about the intention or meaning, especially of a provision in a contract or statute. A confusion or uncertainty about the intention or meaning, especially of a provision in a contract or statute.
An equivocal statement or expression.
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  1. An equivocal statement or expression.
  2. The use of equivocal language.
An ambiguous expression or term
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  1. An ambiguous expression or term
  2. Verbal ambiguity; double meaning
  3. An equivocal word or expression.
The use of such terms:
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  1. The use of such terms:
  2. A word or phrase so substituted (Ex.: remains for corpse)
  3. The use of a word or phrase that is less expressive or direct but considered less distasteful, less offensive, etc. than another
A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation.
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  1. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation.
An instance of walking without lifting one's feet.
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  1. An instance of walking without lifting one's feet.
  2. A confused mixture or state of things; a jumble:
  3. (By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
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  1. (Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
  2. An equivocal word used to deprive a statement of its force or to evade a direct commitment.
A light crisp cake made of batter and baked in a waffle iron.
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  1. A light crisp cake made of batter and baked in a waffle iron.
  2. A batter cake like a pancake but crisper, baked in a waffle iron, which gives it a gridlike surface
  3. (Uncountable) Speech or writing that is vague, pretentious or evasive.
To bind around; gird
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  1. To bind around; gird
  2. To encircle; surround; encompass
  3. To encircle with or as if with a band.
To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
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  1. To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
  2. To stud, as with jewels.
  3. To cover or set thickly with; stud
A closed curve whose points are all on the same plane and at the same distance from a fixed point (the center).
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  1. A closed curve whose points are all on the same plane and at the same distance from a fixed point (the center).
  2. To form a circle around; encompass; surround
  3. To move in a circle.
A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
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  1. A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
  2. To reach successfully; achieve; accomplish
  3. A device used for drawing circles and arcs and for measuring distances on maps, consisting of two legs hinged together at one end.
To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
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  1. To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
  2. To form a circle around; surround:
To have as part of something larger; include:
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  1. To have as part of something larger; include:
  2. To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
  3. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
To encircle; surround:
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  1. To encircle; surround:
  2. To surround; encircle
To encircle (a person or the part of the body) with a belt or band.
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  1. To encircle (a person or the part of the body) with a belt or band.
  2. To encircle or fasten with a belt or band
  3. To fasten or secure (clothing, for example) with a belt or band.
To kill a tree or woody shrub by removing or destroying a band of bark and cambium from its circumference. The plants die because the distribution of food down from the leaves (through the phloem) and sometimes the flow of water and nutrients up from the roots (through the xylem) is disrupted, and the cambium can no longer regenerate these vascular tissues to repair the damage. Unwanted trees, such as invasive or nonnative species, are often eliminated by girdling. Some plant diseases kill trees by destroying a ring of cambium and so girdling them. Gnawing animals, especially rodents, can also girdle trees.
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  1. To kill a tree or woody shrub by removing or destroying a band of bark and cambium from its circumference. The plants die because the distribution of food down from the leaves (through the phloem) and sometimes the flow of water and nutrients up from the roots (through the xylem) is disrupted, and the cambium can no longer regenerate these vascular tissues to repair the damage. Unwanted trees, such as invasive or nonnative species, are often eliminated by girdling. Some plant diseases kill trees by destroying a ring of cambium and so girdling them. Gnawing animals, especially rodents, can also girdle trees.
  2. To form a circle around:
  3. To remove a ring of bark from (a tree) as by cutting or chewing
To utter a hem.
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  1. To utter a hem.
  2. To fold back the edge of and sew down; put a hem or hems on
  3. To make this sound, as in trying to get attention or in showing doubt
To announce, proclaim, or signal by or as if by ringing:
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  1. To announce, proclaim, or signal by or as if by ringing:
  2. To cause (a bell, etc.) to ring
  3. To surround or encircle with or as with a ring
To cause to be enclosed or encircled
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  1. To cause to be enclosed or encircled
  2. To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
  3. To enclose with or as with troops, so as to cut off communication or retreat
To crowd around; hem in:
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  1. To crowd around; hem in:
  2. (Figuratively) To beleaguer, lay siege to, beset.
  3. To hem in with armed forces, esp. for a sustained attack; lay siege to
To enclose, lock up inside something.
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To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package.
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  1. To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package.
  2. To surround with a wall, fence, etc.
  3. To surround on all sides; close in:
To conceal; hide
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  1. To conceal; hide
  2. To surround
  3. To wrap, enclose, or cover:
To fold back the edge of and sew down; put a hem or hems on
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  1. To fold back the edge of and sew down; put a hem or hems on
  2. To surround and shut in; enclose:
  3. To utter a hem.
To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position.
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  1. To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position.
To speak of or refer to by means of a euphemism.
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  1. To speak of or refer to by means of a euphemism.
  2. To describe or refer to by using one or more euphemisms.
  3. To use euphemisms.
To move in a slovenly, dragging manner; to drag or scrape the feet in walking or dancing.
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  1. To move in a slovenly, dragging manner; to drag or scrape the feet in walking or dancing.
  2. To move clumsily (into or out of clothing)
  3. To put in a random order.
To desert a cause, party, etc.; become a renegade; apostatize
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  1. To desert a cause, party, etc.; become a renegade; apostatize
  2. To change sides; apostatize.
  3. To use evasions or subterfuge; equivocate
To be evasive; equivocate.
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  1. To be evasive; equivocate.
  2. (Informal) To avoid or evade a commitment or responsibility
  3. To use weasel words
To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
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  1. To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
  2. To move stealthily or cautiously.
  3. To move with stealth or caution, like a cat
To speak or write in a wordy, vague, or indecisive manner
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  1. To speak or write in a wordy, vague, or indecisive manner
  2. To speak, write, or act evasively about (something).
  3. To speak or write at length without any clear point or aim.
To use tricks, deceits, or evasions; be shifty
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  1. To use tricks, deceits, or evasions; be shifty
  2. To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
  3. (Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
To submerge the head or body briefly in water.
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  1. To submerge the head or body briefly in water.
  2. To move swiftly, especially so as to escape being seen:
  3. To lower quickly, especially so as to avoid something:
To avoid doing or answering directly; get around; get out of
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  1. To avoid doing or answering directly; get around; get out of
  2. To escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or deceit:
  3. To be deceitful or clever in avoiding or escaping something; use evasion
To avoid or dodge.
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  1. To avoid or dodge.
  2. To step out of the way of.
  3. To step to one side; take a side step or side steps
To avoid (something controversial, difficult, etc.)
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  1. To avoid (something controversial, difficult, etc.)
  2. To lie along or form the edge of; border:
  3. To pass around rather than across or through:
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