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wood lot

or woodlot

a tract, especially on a farm, set aside for trees.
Origin of wood lot
An Americanism dating back to 1635-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It could, however, be recommended as an integral part of a windbreak, or woodlot where the land owner has an apiary.

    Trees of Indiana Charles Clemon Deam
  • I am glad I undertook to plant those trees in the woodlot this year.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • Edgar's woodlot was set on fire by sparks from the locomotive and John forced payment, and liberal payment, for the damage.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • You ain't folks that'll build fires in our woodlot an' leave 'em careless like.

  • The woodlot is a narrow strip, not too dense, and when hiding in the middle of it I would have almost every tree within range.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • It was their woodlot which this Mr. Lowder had bought for Neale.

    The Brimming Cup Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • It is of no economic importance and is classed as a weed tree in the woodlot and should be removed.

    Trees of Indiana Charles Clemon Deam
  • It is not necessary to underplant the woodlot with big trees.

    Studies of Trees Jacob Joshua Levison
  • If you are thinking of planting in the woodlot now is the time to apply to the Department of Forestry for trees.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • Will you look once at that poor degraded red heathen, acting like a whirlwind over in the woodlot?

    Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for woodlot


an area restricted to the growing of trees Also called (esp Canadian) bush lot
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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