coppice

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coppice

a thicket or dense growth of small trees or bushes, esp one regularly trimmed back to stumps so that a continual supply of small poles and firewood is obtained

coppice

[′käp·əs]
(ecology)
A growth of small trees that are repeatedly cut down at short intervals; the new shoots are produced by the old stumps.
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In the inmost recesses of this coppice, not far from the eastern or more remote end of the island, Legrand had built himself a small hut, which he occupied when I first, by mere accident, made his acquaintance.
He sprang upon them as a lion fastens on the neck of some cow or heifer when the herd is feeding in a coppice.
Then a kick of devilish energy sent the whole loosened square of thin wood flying into the pathway, and a great gap of dark coppice gaped in the paling.
As the use of non-renewable materials increased, however, coppices lost importance and were neglected or converted.