stumpage

[ stuhm-pij ]
/ ˈstʌm pɪdʒ /
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noun

standing timber with reference to its value.
the value of such timber.

Nearby words

  1. stump foot,
  2. stump ranch,
  3. stump speech,
  4. stump up,
  5. stump-jump plough,
  6. stumper,
  7. stumpknocker,
  8. stumpsucker,
  9. stumpwork,
  10. stumpy

Origin of stumpage

First recorded in 1815–25; stump + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for stumpage

stumpage

/ (ˈstʌmpɪdʒ) /

noun

US and Canadian standing timber or its value
US and Canadian the right to fell timber on another person's land
Canadian a tax or royalty payable on each tree felled, esp on crown land
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