(Fore"sight`ed) a. Sagacious; prudent; provident for the future. Bartram.
(Fore"sight`ful) a. Foresighted. [Obs.]
(Fore*sig"ni*fy) v. t. To signify beforehand; to foreshow; to typify. Milton.
(Fore"skin) n. (Anat.) The fold of skin which covers the glans of the penis; the prepuce.
(Fore"skirt`) n. The front skirt of a garment, in distinction from the train.
Is longer than his foreskirt.
(Fore*slack") v. t. [Obs.] See Forslack.
(Fore"sleeve`) n. The sleeve below the elbow.
(Fore*slow") v. t. [See Forslow.] To make slow; to hinder; to obstruct. [Obs.] See Forslow,
No stream, no wood, no mountain could foreslowFairfax.
Their hasty pace.
(Fore*slow"), v. i. To loiter. [Obs.] See Forslow, v. i.
(Fore*speak") v. t. [Obs.] See Forspeak.
(Fore*speak"), v. t. To foretell; to predict. [Obs.]
My mother was half a witch; never anything that she forespake but came to pass.Beau. & Fl.
(Fore"speak`ing), n. A prediction; also, a preface. [Obs.] Camden. Huloet.
(Fore"speech`) n. A preface. [Obs.] Sherwood.
(Fore*spent") a. [Fore + spent.] Already spent; gone by; past. [Obs.] Shak.
(Fore*spent"), a. [Obs.] See Forspent.
(Fore*spur"rer) n. One who rides before; a harbinger. [Obs.] Shak.
(For"est) n. [OF. forest, F. forêt, LL. forestis, also, forestus, forestum, foresta, prop., open
ground reserved for the chase, fr. L. foris, foras, out of doors, abroad. See Foreign.]
1. An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native
growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated.
2. (Eng. Law) A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign,
set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected
by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own. Burrill.
Forest fly. (Zoöl.) (a) One of numerous species of blood-sucking flies, of the family Tabanidæ, which
attack both men and beasts. See Horse fly. (b) A fly of the genus Hippobosca, esp. H. equina.
See Horse tick. Forest glade, a grassy space in a forest. Thomson. Forest laws, laws for
the protection of game, preservation of timber, etc., in forests. Forest tree, a tree of the forest,
especially a timber tree, as distinguished from a fruit tree.
(For"est), a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.