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Definitions of forest

  1. To cover with trees or wood. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To cover with trees. (O. Fr. forest, Fr. foret-Low L. foresta, which in mediaeval writers is the open wood, as opposed to the parcus (park) or walled-in wood-forestis, out of, not shut-L. foris, out of doors-fores, doors. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. establish a forest on previously unforested land; "afforest the mountains" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. To cover with trees. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A large extent of ground covered with trees; woodland. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. A large uncultivated tract of land covered with trees and underwood: woody ground and rude pasture. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. An extensive wood. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. A tract of land overgrown with trees. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. An extensive wood, or a large tract of land covered with trees; an uncultivated tract more or less covered with trees, or once so covered; a royal hunting ground. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. A large tract of land covered with trees; an uncultivated tract of ground interspersed with wood for field-sporting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Pertaining to a forest: silvan: rustic. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Pertaining to a forest; sylvan; rustic. Forest-born, born in a wild. Forest laws, laws which were formerly very rigidly observed for governing and regulating forests, and preserving game. Forest-walk, a rural shady walk. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Sylvan; rustic. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for forest

  1. Windbreaks are essential on the south and west sides of the orchard; when possible, natural forest is best. – The Apple by Various
  2. Suddenly, the forest seemed strangely still. – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
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