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cherry-stemming
 v.— «As proposed, it carves out principal roads on top from the areas proposed for wilderness designation through what’s called “cherry-stemming,” so they could continue to be used. Motorized vehicle travel is prohibited in wilderness.» —“Wilderness bill would protect Roan Plateau” by Dennis Webb Post Independent (Glenwood Springs, Colorado) Sept. 12, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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