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coppice

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoppicecop‧pice1 /ˈkɒpɪs $ ˈkɑː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 a copse
Examples from the Corpus
coppiceThe second crop was of underwood and coppice, with felling taking place at intervals of seven years or so.Yet until the 1950s most had been managed as coppice since Norman times.Much Wealden woodland has been managed as coppice, often in combination with standard trees, principally oak.The rows of hazel coppice emphasised the atmosphere of decay.The hazel coppices are particularly favoured by the large Sussex Nightingale population.Growing alternative crops such as short rotation coppice as energy crops and fibre crops such as flax and hemp showed promise.There was a scuffle, and then a woman's giggle, among the undergrowth toward the centre of the small coppice.Give them time, and the rest of the coppice wood would also find a good home.
coppicecoppice2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 to cut a tree down so that useful new wood will grow from the bottom→ See Verb table
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Verb table
coppice
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycoppice
he, she, itcoppices
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoppiced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coppiced
he, she, ithas coppiced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coppiced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill coppice
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coppiced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coppicing
he, she, itis coppicing
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you, we, theyare coppicing
Past
I, he, she, itwas coppicing
you, we, theywere coppicing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coppicing
he, she, ithas been coppicing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coppicing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coppicing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coppicing
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