behedge
Verb

behedge (behedges, present participle behedging; past and past participle behedged)

  1. (transitive) To hedge about; surround with or as with a hedge.
  2. (transitive) To determine the boundary or limit of; define.
    • 1905, William Cowper Brann, J.D. Shaw, Brann the iconoclast:
      Having been spawned in a royal bed — perchance the same in which his great gran'dame Catherine was wont to receive her paramours — he becomes the most powerful of princes — haloed with "that divinity which doth behedge a king" — and all [...]
  3. (transitive) To surround; beset; plague; hinder.
  4. (transitive) To straiten; restrict; constrain; limit.
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