charpit

noun

Definition of charpit 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a pit in which wood is charred especially : a pit between tree roots for burning out stumps

charpit

transitive verb
\ " \
charpitted; charpitted; charpitting; charpits

Definition of charpit (Entry 2 of 2)

: to burn or burn out with a charpit charpitting stumps

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Noun

char entry 3 + pit

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