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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forest \For"est\, a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. [1913 Webster] Forest fly. (Zool.) (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]