1. [syn: worm fence, snake fence, snake-rail fence, Virginia fence]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Virginia \Vir*gin"i*a\, n.
One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of
or pertaining to the State of Virginia.
Virginia cowslip (Bot.), the American lungwort (Mertensia
Virginia creeper (Bot.), a common ornamental North American
woody vine (Ampelopsis quinquefolia), climbing
extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also
woodbine, and American ivy. [U. S.]
Virginia fence. See Worm fence, under Fence.
Virginia nightingale (Zool.), the cardinal bird. See under
Virginia quail (Zool.), the bobwhite.
Virginia reel, an old English contradance; -- so called in
the United States. --Bartlett.
Virginia stock. (Bot.) See Mahon stock.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: rail fence consisting of a zigzag of interlocking rails
[syn: worm fence, snake fence, snake-rail fence,