wood lot

or woodlot

  1. a tract, especially on a farm, set aside for trees.

Origin of wood lot

An Americanism dating back to 1635–45

Words Nearby wood lot

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How to use wood lot in a sentence

  • It's just as warm and nice as can be out-of-doors, real springy, and I know the way to the wood lot.

  • Perhaps there is still a tradition in the wood-lot of the havoc I wrought in my youth with just such tender saplings as these.

  • Always delighting in a new sport, she had built the iceboat herself—spars from a wood lot, the sail from an old tent.

    Ghost Beyond the Gate | Mildred A. Wirt
  • At odd times the settlers had gone over to the wood-lot and had laid out their plans for the future home on that claim.

    The Boy Settlers | Noah Brooks
  • Renti was expected to fetch and carry and make himself useful in all the different kinds of work, in the barn, wood lot, or house.

British Dictionary definitions for woodlot


/ (ˈwʊdˌlɒt) /

  1. an area restricted to the growing of trees: Also called (esp Canadian): bush lot

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