Stump"age (?), n.


Timber in standing trees, -- often sold without the land at a fixed price per tree or per stump, the stumps being counted when the land is cleared.

[Local, U.S.]

Only trees above a certain size are allowed to be cut by loggers buying stumpage from the owners of land. C. S. Sargent.


A tax on the amount of timber cut, regulated by the price of lumber.

[Local, U.S.]

The Nation.


© Webster 1913.

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