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Afforestation

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Afforesta'tion. n.s. [from afforest.]

The charter de Foresta was to reform the encroachments made in the time of Richard I. and Henry II. who had made new afforestations, and much extended the rigour of the forest laws. Hales's Common Law of England.

Sources: Hale, Matthew (49)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Afforestation." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: August 8, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21229.


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