Forestarius

Dictionary: 
Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

In English law. A forester. An officer who takes care of the woods and forests. De forestario apponendo, a writ which lay to appoint a forester to prevent further commission of waste when a tenant in dower had committed waste. Bract. 316; Du Cange. In Scotch law. A forester or beeper of woods, to whom, by reason of his office, pertains the bark and the hewn branches. And, when he rides through the forest, he may take a tree as high as his own head. Skene de Verb. Sign.

Author: 
Henry Campbell Black, M.A.
Publisher: 
West Publishing Company
Year Published: 
1910
Genre: 
Law Dictionary