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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Soft wood, such as spruce, aspen, or pine, used in making paper.

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  • noun Soft wood used for pulping to make paper

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  • noun softwood used to make paper

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Examples

  • Until last September when war was declared, we were shipping hundreds of thousands of cords of pulpwood from the banks of the St. Lawrence below Quebec, to Germany.

    Save Our Timber and Forest Industries

  • We supply food-principally wheat and flour, a total of 80,000 tons a month in 1966, and a variety of commodities such as pulpwood, asbestos, sulphur, fertilizer and metals which are vitally needed to ensure effective utilization of industrial capacity.

    International Development—Canada's Centennial Challenge

  • There would be special rules regulating the disposal of slashings, methods of cutting timber, and of extracting forest products such as pulpwood or naval stores.

    The School Book of Forestry

  • I assume visitors will be impressed by this pulpwood paean to erudition, and will treat me accordingly.

    Seth Shostak: Burn the Bookcases!

  • I assume visitors will be impressed by this pulpwood paean to erudition, and will treat me accordingly.

    Seth Shostak: Burn the Bookcases!

  • I assume visitors will be impressed by this pulpwood paean to erudition, and will treat me accordingly.

    Seth Shostak: Burn the Bookcases!

  • I assume visitors will be impressed by this pulpwood paean to erudition, and will treat me accordingly.

    Seth Shostak: Burn the Bookcases!

  • She said the company gets 85% of its pulpwood from sustainable plantations, compared with about 50% in 2006, and intends to increase that percentage in the future.

    Plan to Save Indonesia's Forests Hits Snags

  • Spook had graduated in Forestry and after a few years timber cruising for a paper company north of Bangor, decided marking stands for pulpwood had him in the right place for the wrong purpose.

    The Warden

  •   Our cousins lived next door to the junkyard, twenty acres of Studebakers and LaSalles, two-toned Hudson Hornets and eyeless DeSotos; broken pulpwood trucks; and Fords, Plymouths, and Chevrolets without bound.

    Cover Story

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