American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Assart

ASSART’, n.

1. In ancient laws, the offense of grubbing up trees, and thus destroying thickets or coverts of a forest.

2. a tree plucked up by the roots, also a piece of land cleared.

ASSART’, v.t. To grub up trees; to commit an assart.

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