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Coppice

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Noun
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cop=pice

CIDE DICTIONARY

Coppicen. [OF. copeiz, fr. coper, couper, to cut, F. couper, fr. cop, coup, colp, a blow, F. coup, L. colaphus, fr. Gr. ko`lafos. Cf. Copse, and cf. Coupé, Coupee.].
     A grove of small growth; a thicket of brushwood; a wood cut at certain times for fuel or other purposes. See Copse.  [1913 Webster]
    "The rate of coppice lands will fall, upon the discovery of coal mines."  [1913 Webster]
Coppicev. t. 
     To cause to grow in the form of a coppice; to cut back (as young timber) so as to produce shoots from stools or roots.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Coppice, n. & v.
--n. an area of undergrowth and small trees, grown for periodic cutting.
--v.tr. cut back (young trees) periodically to stimulate growth of shoots.

Derivative
coppiced adj.
Etymology
OF cope{iuml}z ult. f. med.L colpus blow: see COPE(1)

ROGET THESAURUS

Coppice

Vegetable

N vegetable, vegetable kingdom, flora, verdure, plant, tree, shrub, bush, creeper, herb, herbage, grass, annual, perennial, biennial, triennial, exotic, timber, forest, wood, woodlands, timberland, hurst, frith, holt, weald, park, chase, greenwood, brake, grove, copse, coppice, bocage, tope, clump of trees, thicket, spinet, spinney, underwood, brushwood, scrub, boscage, bosk, ceja, chaparal, motte, arboretum, bush, jungle, prairie, heath, heather, fern, bracken, furze, gorse, whin, grass, turf, pasture, pasturage, turbary, sedge, rush, weed, fungus, mushroom, toadstool, lichen, moss, conferva, mold, growth, alfalfa, alfilaria, banyan, blow, blowth, floret, petiole, pin grass, timothy, yam, yew, zinnia, foliage, branch, bough, ramage, stem, tigella, spray, leaf, flower, blossom, bine, flowering plant, timber tree, fruit tree, pulse, legume, vegetable, vegetal, vegetive, vegitous, herbaceous, herbal, botanic, sylvan, silvan, arborary, arboreous, arborescent, arborical, woody, grassy, verdant, verdurous, floral, mossy, lignous, ligneous, wooden, leguminous, vosky, cespitose, turf-like, turfy, endogenous, exogenous, green-robed senators of mighty woods, this is the forest primeval.


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