from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Forest land cleared for agriculture.
- v. To clear forest land for agriculture; remove stumps.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or offense of grubbing up trees and bushes, and thus destroying the thickets or coverts of a forest.
- n. A piece of land cleared of trees and bushes, and fitted for cultivation; a clearing.
- transitive v. To grub up, as trees; to commit an assart upon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In English law, to grub up (trees and bushes); clear (wood-land).
- n. In English law: The act of grubbing up trees and bushes in a forest. A tree grubbed up by the roots. A piece of land cleared, as by grubbing.
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