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


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transitive verb

charpitted; charpitted; charpitting; charpits
: to burn or burn out with a charpit
charpitting stumps

Word History



char entry 3 + pit

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“Charpit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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