A hedge is a type of protective investment designed to offset adverse price...
To surround for defense; to guard; to protect; to hem (in).
To protect oneself against excessive loss in an activity by taking a countervailing action; as, to hedge an investment denominated in a foreign currency by buying or selling futures in that currency; to hedge a donation to one political party by also donating to the opposed political party.
To shelter one's self from danger, risk, duty, responsibility, etc., as if by hiding in or behind a hedge; to skulk; to slink; to shirk obligations.
A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land; and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts of a garden.
To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge a field or garden.
a fence or boundary formed by a dense row of shrubs or low trees. This hedge can be formal and frequently trimmed or left to grow naturally. In informal or natural gardens it can be left to grow naturally.
Bushes or shrubs or trees planted in a row and trimmed. Used to separate one piece of land from another.
Betting the opposite of your original wager to reduce the amount of action you have on that game.
a bet that almost cancels out another bet resulting in a small but positive profit
a bet that your primary bet won't work
Making a wager on the opposite side or your original bet in order to insure a guaranteed winning wager, or to limit exposure to potential losses.