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Definition of Assart

Assart
Assart As*sart", v. t. To grub up, as trees; to commit an assart upon; as, to assart land or trees. --Ashmole.
Assart
Assart As*sart" ([a^]s*s[aum]rt"), n. [OF. essart the grubbing up of trees, fr. essarter to grub up or clear ground of bushes, shrubs, trees, etc., fr. LL. exartum, exartare, for exsaritare; L. ex + sarire, sarrire, saritum, to hoe, weed.] 1. (Old Law) The act or offense of grubbing up trees and bushes, and thus destroying the thickets or coverts of a forest. --Spelman. --Cowell. 2. A piece of land cleared of trees and bushes, and fitted for cultivation; a clearing. --Ash. Assart land, forest land cleared of woods and brush.

Meaning of Assart from wikipedia

- ****arting is the act of clearing forested lands for use in agriculture or other purposes. In English land law, it was illegal to ****art any part of a...
- in the regions of Southern Europe than in the north. The practice of ****arting, or bringing new lands into production by offering incentives to the peasants...
- A similar term is ****arting, which is the clearing of forests, usually (but not always) for the purpose of agriculture. ****arting does not include burning...
- others).[need quotation to verify] Afforestation Agricultural expansion ****arting Biochar Clearcutting Clearing (geography) Defaunation Deforestation and...
- such as soil amendment for crops by the lifting of forest litter and ****arting, which ruined the soils of western Europe during Middle Ages and even...
- practice, this expansion into new lands manifested itself in the form of ****arts. ****arts were lands that were newly cultivated from land formerly considered...
- v t e Deforestation and desertification Deforestation ****arting Deforestation Deforestation and climate change Deforestation by region Deforestation during...
- fertile soil in the latter. Starting from forests, land is made arable by ****arting or slash-and-burn. Agricultural development furthermore includes: Hydrological...
- Tresp****es against the vert were rather extensive: they included purpresture, ****arting, clearing forest land for agriculture, and felling trees or clearing shrubs...
- foresters, parkers and woodwards. In English land law, it was illegal to ****art any part of a royal forest. This was the greatest tresp**** that could be...
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