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[fawr-ist, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪst, ˈfɒr-/
Edwin, 1806–72, U.S. actor.
John, 1st Baron, 1847–1918, Australian explorer and statesman.
Nathan Bedford, 1821–77, Confederate cavalry general in the U.S. Civil War. Unabridged
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  • Mr. and Misses Cholmondeley and Miss Forrest were with her; but who else think you?

  • If you will meet General Forrest, I will bring him to the hotel in fifteen minutes.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • Forrest, as was his custom, had passed to the front of the entire column with his escort.

    The Black Phalanx Joseph T. Wilson
  • All, save Colonel Forrest, who wore a sardonic smile throughout it all.

    The Loyalist James Francis Barrett
  • Forrest had certainly turned in another direction, and they were too close to the Union lines to be attacked by any other foe.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for Forrest


John, 1st Baron Forrest 1847–1918, Australian statesman and explorer; first premier of Western Australia (1890–1901)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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