timber limit


noun Canadian

the area to which rights of cutting timber, granted by government licence, are limited
another term for timberline

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Example sentences from the Web for timber limit

  • At still higher altitudes and up to the timber-limit the var.

    The Genus Pinus|George Russell Shaw