hat-rack
 v.— «Replacing that stock was slowed last fall when canker, the disease most dangerous to citrus, was discovered in several Florida nurseries. Millions of seedlings had to be destroyed. Other trees damaged in 1983 were “hat-racked”—pruned until they only had three or four limbs.» —“Florida Citrus Devastated In Record Freeze” San Francisco Chronicle Jan. 23, 1985. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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