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assart

Saltos de línea: as¦sart
Pronunciación: /əˈsɑːt/

Entrada del diccionario de Inglés británico e internacional

British historical

Definición de assart en inglés:

sustantivo

1A piece of land converted from forest to arable use: an assart cut from the woods a few years back
1.1 [mass noun] The action of converting forest to arable use: heavy penalties were imposed for waste and assart

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Convert (forest) to arable use: the Earl of Salisbury was convicted of having assarted 2,300 acres of the parks in 1604

Origen

late Middle English (as a noun): from Old French essarter, from medieval Latin ex(s)artare, based on ex 'out' + sar(r)ire 'to weed'. The verb dates from the early 16th century.

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