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snow fence

a barrier erected on the windward side of a road, house, barn, etc., serving as a protection from drifting snow.
1870-75, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • They would stop by the snow fence bordering the field where the revivalists had set up their stage and folding chairs.
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  • The tree rows also act as a snow fence, trapping snow within the windbreak.
British Dictionary definitions for snow fence

snow fence

a portable wire-and-paling fence erected to prevent snow from drifting across a road, drive, ski run, etc
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