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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hedge School (A).
 
A school kept in the open air, near a hedge. At one time common in Ireland.   1
        “These irregular or ‘hedge schools’ are tolerated only in villages where no regular school exists within a convenient distance.”—Barnard: Journal of Education, December, 1862, p. 574.
 


 Hedge Priest.Hedonism. 

 
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