hedger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hedger a gardener who takes care of and trims hedges
    • n hedger someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss
    • n hedger a respondent who avoids giving a clear direct answer
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hedger One who makes or mends hedges; also, one who hedges, as, in betting.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hedger One who makes or repairs hedges.
    • n hedger In sporting, one who hedges.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hedger one who dresses hedges
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hecg, hegg; Dut. hegge, Ger. hecke.

Usage

In literature:

They felt they could not be afraid of him any more than of their particular friend old Hobden the hedger.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
He wore thick shoes, and thick leather gaiters, and thick gloves like a hedger's.
"Our Mutual Friend" by Charles Dickens
He had on a pair of large gloves such as hedgers use.
"Life of Johnson" by James Boswell
She was a hedger from Hedgersville, Hedger County.
"Roads of Destiny" by O. Henry
They were all, and Andrew Hedger among them, the most entranced and profoundly reverent, observing the dissection of a pig.
"Diana of the Crossways, Complete" by George Meredith
The Spaniards no longer railed at Maurice as a hedger and ditcher.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
Some were hedgers, ditchers, ploughmen, reapers, shepherds, and herdsmen.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
They felt they could not be afraid of him any more than of their particular friend old Hobden the hedger.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
In his loose traces from the furrow came, And the swinked hedger at his supper sat.
"Milton's Comus" by John Milton
Charting Parents, by Caroline Hedger, Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund Publications.
"The Family and it's Members" by Anna Garlin Spencer
A species of hatchet used in wooding a ship, similar to that used by hedgers.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Has old Hedger got a spite at any of his clients?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
B. Heyl, Henry Motz and Harry and Will Hedger.
"The Mysterious Murder of Pearl Bryan" by Unknown
The hedgers, the copsers, the woodmen of all descriptions, have fuel for little or nothing.
"Cottage Economy" by William Cobbett
This was a sad blow to the poor hedgers and ditchers, and those that work with the spade.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
There were stonemasons and hedgers or ditchers for girls like her.
"Shireen and her Friends" by Gordon Stables
Though I have quarrelled with Mr. Taylor, I have not pardoned Hedger for his conduct toward him.
"The Battle of The Press" by Theophila Carlile Campbell
Away goes the Doctor more freely than to Church, and the Hedger as if he were going to the Wedding.
"The Levellers" by Anonymous
Smithers is an ass with the theodolite, and Hedger's 'trig' is rotten.
"A Lively Bit of the Front" by Percy F. Westerman
Has old Hedger got a spite at any of his clients?
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 6" by Various
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In poetry:

In woods and glens I love to roam,
When the tired hedger hies him home;
Or by the woodland pool to rest,
When pale the star looks on its breast.
"Solitude" by Henry Kirke White

In news:

9688 Hedger Road Live Oak, CA 95953 phone: 530.695.8856 fax: 530.695.0260 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.
Dave Hedgers shovels snow off his daughter Jerica's boat, the Pure-Sin, at the Homer Harbor on Thursday afternoon.
Deputies arrested Christopher Hedger , 20, of Aledo for Robbery, Aggravated Battery, Delivery of Cannabis, Un.
Deputies arrested Christopher Hedger , 20, of Aledo for Robbery, Aggravated Battery, Delivery of Cannabis, Unlawful Restraint and Probation Violation.
Kristine Lynne Hedger and Jason Michael Blumling were united in marriage at 4 pm Saturday, Oct 22, in an outdoor wedding at the home of the bride's parents.
Shelli Hedger, first-grade teacher at the primary school, made the nomination.
Steven Hedgers was 27 when he disappeared from a house on Star Street in July, 1986.
Hedgers stayed home because the family couldn't afford for him to miss work.
Speculators and hedgers alike need not only a trading plan to manage market risk, but also a plan to spot brokerage firm risk.
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In science:

Assume that the hedger is willing to accept some risk measured by the shortfall probability in order to reduce initial cost.
Quantile hedging for multiple assets derivatives
Thus if the hedger accepts no risk, i.e. α = 0, then the minimal cost required to replicate H is just p(H ).
Quantile hedging for multiple assets derivatives
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