from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who is trained in forestry.
- n. One that inhabits a forest.
- n. Any of various chiefly black moths of the family Agaristidae.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who practices forestry.
- n. A person who lives in a forest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who has charge of the growing timber on an estate; an officer appointed to watch a forest and preserve the game.
- n. An inhabitant of a forest.
- n. A forest tree.
- n. A lepidopterous insect belonging to Alypia and allied genera.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An officer appointed to watch or keep a forest; one who has the charge of a forest; also, one whose occupation is the management of the timber on an estate or in a forest belonging to a government.
- n. An inhabitant of a forest or wild country.
- n. A forest-tree.
- n. The giant kangaroo
- n. The popular name of sundry moths of the family Zygœnidœ.
- n. One who is versed in forestry.
- n. One who practises forestry as a profession.
- n. [capitalized] A member of any one of several benevolent and fraternal societies.
- n. A pony raised in the New Forest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone trained in forestry
- n. English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)
Muller's clothing was scattered about, and he judged from it that the forester was a man of about his own size.
"Nevertheless," I answered, "Raud the forester was the first to shelter me, and I do not forget."
The forester was a married man, but he, too, began to annoy her from the first day.
"The forester is a fox," replied Karl; "no one will catch him; but as to the farmer and his young wife, Heaven have mercy on them!"
Anton called the forester to his side, and got much information from him.
Last October veterans of that battle sprung into action with a Hands off our Forest HOOF campaign, helped by the coincidence that Labour's leader in the Lords, ex-cabinet minister, Jan Royall, is herself a local "forester".
The Duties of state forester, in this chapter called the forester, shall act state forester. for the commonwealth in suppressing the gypsy and brown tail moths and tent caterpillars; shall promote the per - petuation, extension and proper management of the public and private forest lands of the commonwealth; shall give such a course of instruction to the students of the Massa - chusetts state college on the art and science of forestry as may be arranged by the trustees of the college and the forester; and shall perform such other duties as may be imposed upon him by the governor and council.
The director of the Duties of division of forestry in the department of conservation, in state forester. this chapter called the forester, shall act for the common - wealth in suppressing the gypsy and brown tail moths and tent caterpillars; shall promote the perpetuation, extension and proper management of the public and private forest lands of the commonwealth; shall give such a course of in - struction to the students of the Massachusetts state college on the art and science of forestry as may be arranged by the trustees of the college and the forester; and shall per - form such other duties as may be imposed upon him by the governor and council.
Foster comes from "forester", you know, the king's forester.
He was a kind of forester on the property; he lived in Paris in the winter, but occasionally passed two or three days in the country whenever the General wished to obtain information about the crops.