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spite fence

noun
1.
a wall or fence erected solely to annoy one's neighbor or lower the value of his or her property.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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  • Thinking it a spite fence of some kind, he armed himself with a sledge hammer and knocked the affair to pieces.

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