wing fence

A railroad fence so placed in reference to the cattle guard at a railroad crossing as t o prevent cattle or other livestock from straying onto the right of way. McKee v Chicago R.I. & P. R. Co. 83 Iowa 616, 50 NW 209.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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