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Draper fence

Parf of speech: Noun, OED Year: N/A, OED Evaluation: N/A


Speaker: A rail fence is we used to call them, but then there was the rail fence, they made them into the crab fence or the shed fence, or then there was another one they called the Draper fence around here. How it got the name of Draper, because there was a Draper man that started to build it. And it went by the name of Draper-Fence. Yeah. Interviewer: And what was that like? Speaker: Well, it was- it was like this you-see? And then there was rings down here and there was ring- ring up here on top of it, just like that. Oh there's lots of them through the country.
A wooden fence with horizontal rails and upright posts, done in the characteristic style of a local man named Draper; involves putting rings on the top and bottom of the fence.