Pronunciation: (kwik'set"), [key]
—n. Chiefly Brit.
1. a plant or cutting, esp. of hawthorn, set to grow, as in a hedge.
2. such plants collectively.
3. a hedge of such plants.
formed of quickset, or of growing plants.
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