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old growth

noun
1.
forest growth consisting of mature or overmature trees.
2.
virgin timber.
Origin of old growth
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
old-growth, adjective
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  • Every part of his work is of selected stock, as free from knots and seams and sapwood as a piece of old-growth pine.

    The Seer of Slabsides Dallas Lore Sharp
  • Every part of his work is of selected stock, as free from knots and seams and sap-wood as a piece of old-growth pine.

    The Face of the Fields Dallas Lore Sharp

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