or [hedge in] 1. To surround with a hedge or barrier;protect or separate by
The house is hedged about withhushes and trees.
garden is hedged in to keep thechickens out.
2. To keep from getting out or
moving freely; keep fromacting freely; block in.
The boys are hedged in
today. They canonly play in the backyard.
The king said he could not make
newlaws if he was so hedged in by old ones.