from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or living or growing in the woods: as, forestine fruit-eaters.
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During dessert, just as the Academician was singing the praises of a native delicacy, 'la forestine', my uncle, who had been revolving a few drops of some notable growth of Medoc in his glass for the last minute or two, stopped suddenly, and put down his glass on the table.
Can we believe that forestine luxuriance not to have overgrown all highways, that flood of superabundant song not have submerged all landmarks?
Tropical forestine birds have usually a ground tone of green because that colour enables them best to escape notice among the monotonous verdure of equatorial woodland scenery.
For in fact this power is but a very incidental result of the general intelligence of parrots, combined with the other peculiarities of their social life and forestine character.
Saxon settlers, but they show, by their forestine terminations of