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wood lot

or woodlot

noun
1.
a tract, especially on a farm, set aside for trees.
Origin of wood lot
1635-1645
1635-45, Americanism
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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
  • You ain't folks that'll build fires in our woodlot an' leave 'em careless like.

  • 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
  • I am glad I undertook to plant those trees in the woodlot this year.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • 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

woodlot

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