Coppicing
Coppice Cop"pice (k[o^]p"p[i^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coppiced} (k[o^]p"p[i^]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coppicing} (k[o^]p"p[i^]*s[i^]ng).] (Forestry) To cause to grow in the form of a coppice; to cut back (as young timber) so as to produce shoots from stools or roots. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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