Forest laws
Forest For"est, a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. [1913 Webster]

{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 {Horse tick}.

{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}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • FOREST LAWS —    laws enacted in ancient times for the purpose of guarding the royal forest lands as hunting preserves, and which were up to the time of Henry III. of excessive harshness, death being a not infrequent penalty for infringement. The privileges of …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Forest — For est, a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. [1913 Webster] {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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forest fly — Forest For est, a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. [1913 Webster] {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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forest glade — Forest For est, a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. [1913 Webster] {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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forest tree — Forest For est, a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. [1913 Webster] {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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forest Rights Act (India) — The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act , 2006, is a key piece of forest legislation passed in India on December 18, 2006. It has also been called the Forest Rights Act , the Tribal Rights Act …   Wikipedia

  • forest law — The system or body of old law relating to the royal forests. The last of the forest laws were repealed by the Wild Creatures and Forest Laws Act of 1971 …   Black's law dictionary

  • forest law — The system or body of old law relating to the royal forests. The last of the forest laws were repealed by the Wild Creatures and Forest Laws Act of 1971 …   Black's law dictionary

  • Forest Assizes — 1184 and 1198. Punishment for taking animals from the king s hunting grounds was fierce: castration and blinding were almost customary, while it was not unknown for the culprit to be executed. Crown lawyers sought to establish ancient custom for… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Forest Brothers — Participant in Guerilla war in the Baltic states Active 1940 41, 1944 1956 Ideology National liberation Leaders Area of operations …   Wikipedia

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