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Definition of Forests
ForestForest For"est, a.
Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.
Forest fly. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) One of numerous species of blood-sucking flies, of the
family Tabanid[ae], which attack both men and beasts.
See Horse fly.
(b) A fly of the genus Hippobosca, esp. H. equina. See
Forest glade, a grassy space in a forest. --Thomson.
Forest laws, laws for the protection of game, preservation
of timber, etc., in forests.
Forest tree, a tree of the forest, especially a timber
tree, as distinguished from a fruit tree.
Forest For"est, v. t.
To cover with trees or wood.
ForestForest For"est, n. [OF. forest, F. for[^e]t, LL. forestis,
also, forestus, forestum, foresta, prop., open ground
reserved for the chase, fr. L. foris, foras, out of doors,
abroad. See Foreign.]
1. An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with
trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a
tract of woodland which has never been cultivated.
2. (Eng. Law) 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. --Burrill.
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