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rail fence

A fence in which the rails are set into the posts; adjoining rails either butt against each other or overlap. Also called a zigzag fence.
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After some hesitation, he said that preteen boys were sitting on the split rail fence mooning passing cars.
There are numerous paddocks of varying sizes, each with water feeder and divided by electric fencing and post and rail fences.
Easy Rail Fence Blocks are sprinkled with 4 bright Sawtooth Stars in this classic quilt.
The proposal is for 30 stables, each with a tack room, and an arena enclosed with a 1.25m high post and rail fence with gated access.
If you and a friend want to exchange coded messages, you could send a backwards message or use a rail fence cipher or a substitution cipher.
A good rail fence can withstand the kicking, charging, and chewing that horses inflict on fences, and it's less likely to injure the horse in return.
Ronan Lawlor, 21, was thrown into a post and rail fence while he was training in the Leighlinbridge area in Co Carlow.
ChiselCrete is also colored and given its aesthetic look during manufacturing, allowing the precast concrete to simulate the look and feel of almost any type of fence or walling, including brick, split rail fence, and now hand-laid stones.
Since we have been given about seventy-five cedar rails, we shall be continuing with a cedar rail fence to the road.
6:41 a.m.: West Street, motor vehicle went off the road through a split rail fence.
"His Toyota left the road, crashed into a hedge and a post and rail fence, before overturning on its offside on a slight embankment."
Spacing of rail fence sections is determined by the design and the strength of the material.