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 for doney
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hedge \Hedge\, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an
     inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG.
     hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See Haw a hedge.]
     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.
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           The roughest berry on the rudest hedge.  --Shak.
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           Through the verdant maze
           Of sweetbrier hedges I pursue my walk.   --Thomson.
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     Note: Hedge, when used adjectively or in composition, often
           means rustic, outlandish, illiterate, poor, or mean;
           as, hedge priest; hedgeborn, etc.
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     Hedge bells, Hedge bindweed (Bot.), a climbing plant
        related to the morning-glory ({Convolvulus sepium).
  
     Hedge bill, a long-handled billhook.
  
     Hedge garlic (Bot.), a plant of the genus Alliaria. See
        Garlic mustard, under Garlic.
  
     Hedge hyssop (Bot.), a bitter herb of the genus Gratiola,
        the leaves of which are emetic and purgative.
  
     Hedge marriage, a secret or clandestine marriage,
        especially one performed by a hedge priest. [Eng.]
  
     Hedge mustard (Bot.), a plant of the genus Sisymbrium,
        belonging to the Mustard family.
  
     Hedge nettle (Bot.), an herb, or under shrub, of the genus
        Stachys, belonging to the Mint family. It has a
        nettlelike appearance, though quite harmless.
  
     Hedge note.
     (a) The note of a hedge bird.
     (b) Low, contemptible writing. [Obs.] --Dryden.
  
     Hedge priest, a poor, illiterate priest. --Shak.
  
     Hedge school, an open-air school in the shelter of a hedge,
        in Ireland; a school for rustics.
  
     Hedge sparrow (Zool.), a European warbler ({Accentor
        modularis) which frequents hedges. Its color is reddish
        brown, and ash; the wing coverts are tipped with white.
        Called also chanter, hedge warbler, dunnock, and
        doney.
  
     Hedge writer, an insignificant writer, or a writer of low,
        scurrilous stuff. [Obs.] --Swift.
  
     To breast up a hedge. See under Breast.
  
     To hang in the hedge, to be at a standstill. "While the
        business of money hangs in the hedge." --Pepys.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Doni \Do"ni\, n. [Tamil t?n[imac].] (Naut.)
     A clumsy craft, having one mast with a long sail, used for
     trading purposes on the coasts of Coromandel and Ceylon.
     [Written also dhony, doney, and done.] --Balfour.
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