Origin of forester
- C(ecil) S(cott),1899–1966, English novelist and journalist.
Examples from the Web for forester
Forester says that Gardner would have already been gearing up for a night on the town, not looking at fish.Another Natalee Holloway?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
August 12, 2011
"There are many things which might be done," said the forester thoughtfully.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
Great acclamations succeeded, and the forester led Matilda to the dance.Maid Marian
Thomas Love Peacock
"It is a favor I would have asked, if I dared," said Forester, feebly.
"Not one half so much as I owe my recovery to your kindness," said Forester.
"I am rejoiced that Lionel escaped this scene, at all events," said Forester.
- a person skilled in forestry or in charge of a forest
- any of various Old World moths of the genus Ino, characterized by brilliant metallic green wings: family Zygaenidae
- a person or animal that lives in a forest
- (capital) a member of the Ancient Order of Foresters, a friendly society
- C (ecil) S (cott) 1899–1966, English novelist; creator of Captain Horatio Hornblower in a series of novels on the Napoleonic Wars
Word Origin and History for forester
late 13c. (late 12c. as a surname), from Old French forestier "forest ranger, forest-dweller" (also, as an adjective, "wild, rough, coarse, unsociable"), from forest (see forest (n.)).