chicken wire

a light, wire netting having a large, hexagonal mesh, used especially as fencing.

1915–20, Americanism Unabridged
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chicken wire
wire netting with a hexagonal mesh

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Example sentences
It is said the owls would tear the chicken wire apart to get at the pigeons.
When you plant again, cover the bulbs with gravel or bury chicken wire right
  above the bulbs.
The models onscreen look as though they had been created out of chicken wire.
The workers started by filling metal frames-each measuring ten square feet-with
  bottles encased between sheets of chicken wire.
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