woodlot

noun

wood·​lot ˈwu̇d-ˌlät How to pronounce woodlot (audio)
: a restricted area of woodland usually privately maintained as a source of fuel, posts, and lumber

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web By joining together with other woodlot owners, families can sell credits at a level that covers endowment costs and gives them a payout. Moira Donovan, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 Feb. 2022 Henning veered off into a woodlot and Tess immediately got birdy. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 Jan. 2022 Schneiderman carried the bird, now called Rosie, into the woodlot on the south of the property. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Dec. 2021 The infestation is in a 90-acre woodlot in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. London Gibson, The Indianapolis Star, 14 Sep. 2021 The woodlot Lidstone called home was just a few miles away from Interstate 93, north of the capital city of Concord. Fox News, 6 Aug. 2021 The woodlot Lidstone called home was just a few miles away from Interstate 93. Kathy Mccormack, USA TODAY, 5 Aug. 2021 The woodlot Lidstone called home was just a few miles away from Interstate 93. Kathy Mccormack, ajc, 5 Aug. 2021 The woodlot Lidstone calls home is just a few miles away from Interstate 93. BostonGlobe.com, 4 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of woodlot was in 1643

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“Woodlot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodlot. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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woodlot

noun

wood·​lot ˈwu̇d-ˌlät How to pronounce woodlot (audio)
: a small area of trees that is set aside to be used for firewood or to provide wood for building things

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