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forest green

Origin of forest green
First recorded in 1800-10
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forest-green, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Two were in the silver and black of the Patrol, two wore the forest green of the Terrapolice.

    Plague Ship Andre Norton
  • The majesty of the wilderness and the illimitable covering of forest green appealed to Paul but little less than to Henry.

    The Keepers of the Trail

    Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Near by, to the south, a curl of smoke rose above the forest green, and this he knew to be the tilt.

    Grit A-Plenty Dillon Wallace
  • Indigo blue, forest green, and dull yellow are excellent colors when combined.

    Hand-Loom Weaving

    Mattie Phipps Todd
  • He was not too surprised to see the man in forest green prodding at the bodies of the fighting units.

    Cat and Mouse Ralph Williams
  • The whole swing can be painted with a forest green color which is very suitable for summer outdoor furniture.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • Suppose that the work in hand is a footstool or tabourette made of oak and we wish to give it a forest green finish.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster
  • He bowed his head in the doorway, and they saw beyond him the winding aisles of the forest—green and white, the dusk creeping in.

    Red Fleece Will Levington Comfort
  • He wore a hunting-shirt of forest green, fringed with faded yellow, and a summer cap of skins which had been shorn of their fur.

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper

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