from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford 1821-1877. American Confederate general who was active at the battles of Shiloh (1862) and Chickamauga (1863). He was a founder and the first leader (1866-1869) of the Ku Klux Klan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A topographical surname for someone who lived or worked in a Royal forest (area of woodland reserved for hunting)
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.


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