Definition of Copsed

1. Verb. (past of copse) ¹



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Definition of Copsed

1. copse [v] - See also: copse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copsed

coprostane
coprostanol
coprostanone
coprostasis
coprostenol
coprosterin
coprosterol
coprostigmastane
coprozoa
coprozoic
copræmia
cops
cops and robbers
cops out
copse
copsed (current term)
copselike
copses
copsewood
copsewoods
copshop
copshops
copsier
copsiest
copsing
copsy
copter
copters
coptic lung
coptosis

Literary usage of Copsed

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1. Statistical Survey of the County of Armagh, with Observations on the Means by Charles Coote, Royal Dublin Society (1804)
"It has been asserted on good authority, that an oak wood cut and copsed every forty years will give the most profitable return. ..."

2. Elements of Sylviculture: A Short Treatise on the Scientific Cultivation of by Gustave Bagneris (1882)
"When the shoot stands on a little stool, like that which is derived from a seedling copsed down at an age not greater than that of the underwood, ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1859)
"When on the subject of wood-cutting, I may mention that in Sussex, when the underwood has been copsed, the sapling oaks left standing are called toilers. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish academy (1879)
"The situation of this old church and graveyard, on the slope of a hazel-copsed hill, and very near the celebrated rock of ..."

5. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"The son of a farmer, Jefferies was born on the Wiltshire side of Swindon, and grew up among the copsed downs, the fat valleys, and the rolling woodland of ..."

6. Arthur Young's Tour in Ireland (1776-1779) by Arthur Young, Arthur Wollaston Hutton, John Parker Anderson (1892)
"I was an eye-witness, in various parts of the kingdom, of woods cut down and not copsed. The honestest poor upon earth, if in the same situation as the ..."

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