Meaning of zigzag fence in English:

zigzag fence


  • A free-standing fence consisting of sets of wooden rails that interlock in a zigzag fashion.

    ‘the zigzag fence required much less labor than the straight post-and-hole fence’
    • ‘The fences described by Wilson were zigzag fences made of split rails crossed at the ends.’
    • ‘She first set up the post; in making a zigzag fence it is very convenient to have one post to begin with.’
    • ‘Calculations may be made for the cost of posts for a straight fence compared with the cost for a redundant quantity of lumber for a zigzag fence.’
    • ‘A zigzag fence of four or more strands connects the two rows of alternating pickets.’
    • ‘The fenceline was a zigzag fence constructed from logs of aspen trees.’