assart

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Noun[edit]

assart (plural assarts)

  1. Forest land cleared for agriculture.
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  2. (law, obsolete) The act or offence of grubbing up trees and bushes, and thus destroying the tickets or coverts of a forest.
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Verb[edit]

assart (third-person singular simple present assarts, present participle assarting, simple past and past participle assarted)

  1. To clear forest land for agriculture; remove stumps.

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