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cutover

[kuht-oh-ver]
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adjective
  1. (especially of timberland) cleared of trees.
noun
  1. land, especially timberland, cleared of trees.

Origin of cutover

1895–1900, Americanism adj., noun use of verb phrase cut over
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Historical Examples

  • At present, cleared fields and cutover areas abound in regions that at one time were covered with magnificent stands of timber.

    The School Book of Forestry

    Charles Lathrop Pack