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hedger

[hej-er] /ˈhɛdʒ ər/
noun
1.
a person who makes or repairs hedges.
2.
a person who hedges in betting, speculating, etc.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English (in surnames); see hedge, -er1
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  • His left-wing hecklers see him as an overcautious hedger.
  • hedger did plead guilty, but only after he had withdrawn a prior guilty plea and fled the jurisdiction.

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