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Spell Check of forest

Correct spelling: forest

Definition of forest:

1) establish a forest on previously unforested land; " afforest the mountains"

2) the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

3) land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Common misspellings:

  • forst (26%)
  • forset (20%)
  • forist (10%)
  • forsest (8%)
  • fores (6%)
  • froest (5%)
  • foret (4%)
  • firest (2%)
  • forets (2%)
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Forest

  \f(o)-re-st\
 

Meaning: woodsman; woods

Origin: French

Details:
Forest as a boy's name is pronounced FOR-est. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Forest is "woodsman; woods". Occupational name and place name. Saint John Forest (16th century) was one of the numerous English priests who were martyred during the conflicts between King Henry VIII and the Pope. The character Forrest in Winston Groom's novel and the popular film "Forrest Gump" is named for hard-charging Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest (and early member of the Ku Klux Klan). Novelist E.M. Forster; actor/director Forrest Whittaker.

Sounds Like: Frost.

Variants: Foster, Forester, Forrest, Forrester, Forster.

Examples of usage:

1) " It won't do to let them find our home," said Granny to herself, as she disappeared in the Green Forest. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.

2) Then Unc' Billy began to run as fast as he could toward the Green Forest. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.

3) It's a pretty country- especially the forest side. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.

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