♦ Trees that are allowed to grow up to full size before being harvested. In the medieval period a wood would consist of a mixture of coppice and standards. Viewed from above, about 70% of the land surface would be coppice, and about 30% standards.
(Beresford, Maurice and Hurst, John. Wharram Percy: Deserted Medieval Village, 138)
Related terms: Coppice

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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