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[fawr-staf, -stahf, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌstæf, -ˌstɑf, ˈfoʊr-/

noun, plural forestaves, forestaffs.


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    [fawr-ist, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪst, ˈfɒr-/ noun 1. a large tract of land covered with trees and underbrush; woodland. 2. the trees on such a tract: to cut down a forest. 3. a tract of wooded grounds in England formerly belonging to the sovereign and set apart for game. 4. a thick cluster of vertical objects: […]

  • Forestall

    [fohr-stawl, fawr-] /foʊrˈstɔl, fɔr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to prevent, hinder, or thwart by action in advance: to forestall a riot by deploying police. 2. to act beforehand with or get ahead of; anticipate. 3. to buy up (goods) in advance in order to increase the price when resold. 4. to prevent sales at […]

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    [fawr-uh-stey-shuh n, for-] /ˌfɔr əˈsteɪ ʃən, ˌfɒr-/ noun 1. the planting of . /ˌfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən/ noun 1. the planting of trees over a wide area

  • Forestay

    [fawr-stey, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌsteɪ, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. a stay leading aft and upward from the stem or knightheads of a vessel to the head of the fore lower mast; the lowermost stay of a foremast. 2. a stay leading aft and upwards toward the mainmast of a sloop, knockabout, cutter, ketch, yawl, or dandy. /ˈfɔːˌsteɪ/ noun […]

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