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What's the meaning of " wood line"?

I noticed the way his whole upper body moved in concert with his rifle on field exercises, pivoting against the backdrop of the snow in the branches of the hardwoods, his legs propelling him purposefully forward, where he’d stop in a clearing and kneel. The way he’d remove his helmet slowly, showing his cropped blond hair, his blue eyes scanning the brush at the wood line. And he’d listen and I’d watch and we’d wait, the whole platoon, for him to make some determination.
What's the meaning of " wood line"?

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    "Wood line" means the margin separating the forest and open field. This is usually called the tree line. It would be an ideal place for an enemy to seek concealment.

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