noun Date: 1835 1. the value of standing timber 2. uncut marketable timber; also the right to cut it

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  • Stumpage — Stump age, n. 1. Timber in standing trees, often sold without the land at a fixed price per tree or per stump, the stumps being counted when the land is cleared. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] Only trees above a certain size are allowed to be cut… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stumpage — is the price charged by a land owner to companies or operators for the right to harvest timber on that land. Stumpage used to be calculated on a per stump basis (hence the name). It is now usually charged by board feet or by cubic metres …   Wikipedia

  • stumpage — [stum′pij] n. 1. standing timber or its value 2. the right to cut such timber …   English World dictionary

  • stumpage — The sum by agreement to be paid an owner for trees standing (or lying) upon his land, the party purchasing being permitted to enter upon the land and to cut and remove them. The price paid for a license to cut. Stumpage on lumber is somewhat of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stumpage — pij, pēj noun ( s) 1. : the value of or price paid for timber as it stands uncut in the woods 2. : uncut marketable timber growing scarcity of accessible cedar stumpage Journal of Forestry …   Useful english dictionary

  • stumpage — /stum pij/, n. 1. standing timber with reference to its value. 2. the value of such timber. [1815 25; STUMP + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • stumpage — noun a) Trees and other standing timber, treated as a commodity b) The value of this timber …   Wiktionary

  • stumpage — n. value of standing trees as timber; right to cut down standing trees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stumpage — stump·age …   English syllables

  • stumpage — stump•age [[t]ˈstʌm pɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) agr. standing timber with reference to its value 2) agr. the value of such timber • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

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