(n.) A Scotch pudding made of the heart, liver, lights, etc., of a sheep or lamb, minced with suet, onions, oatmeal, etc., highly seasoned, and boiled in the stomach of the same animal; minced head and pluck.
A fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
An intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"
Any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
Minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"
Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
Enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property"
Hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in"
(n.) The condition of being high; elevated position.
(n.) The distance to which anything rises above its foot, above that on which in stands, above the earth, or above the level of the sea; altitude; the measure upward from a surface, as the floor or the ground, of animal, especially of a man; stature.
(n.) Degree of latitude either north or south.
(n.) That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.
(n.) Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preeminence or distinction in society; prominence.
(n.) Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.
(n.) Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition; as, the height of a fever, of passion, of madness, of folly; the height of a tempest.