[fawr-uh l, for-]
- a slipcase for a book.
- parchment of poor quality, used in its natural color for making book covers.
Origin of forel
1250–1300; Middle English forel case, sheath < Old French forrel, fourrel, diminutive of fuerre sheath. See fur
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Examples from the Web for forel
Readers of Professor Forel will not lightly question this assertion.
See the last sentence of the quotation from Forel on p. 130.
Forel follows Huber in his description of the fighting methods of this species.
Ants, says Forel, are to other insects what man is to other mammals.
Forel places in a bag a nest of sanguineae and another of pratenses.