Adjective "quickset" definition and examples

(Quickset may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈkwɪksɛt/

Definitions and examples

noun

Hedging, especially of hawthorn, grown from slips or cuttings.
  1. as modifier 'quickset hedges'
  2. 'The subdivision by quickset hawthorn hedges came slightly later as drainage improved the quality of the pasture, enabling cattle rather than sheep to be stocked.'
  3. 'Pyramidal cypress and white poplar are used in an estimated 75 percent of the quickset hedgerows in the lower Rhone.'

More definitions

1. a plant or cutting, especially of hawthorn, set to grow, as in a hedge.

2. such plants collectively.

3. a hedge of such plants. adjective

4. formed of quickset, or of growing plants.

More examples(as adjective)

"hedges can be quickset."