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big coppice land

[from big referring to high growth + coppice grove, copse W3] n., Obs? land supporting taller trees, vs. scrubland: 1905 The coppice is large and thick, and the land is often called "big coppice land" to distinguish it from types supporting less vigorous growths (Shattuck 159). = HIGH COPPICE.

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Last update: 2012-01-06 14:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
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