Sherwood Forest


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Sher·wood Forest

 (shûr′wo͝od′)
A former royal forest of central England famed as the site of the legendary exploits of Robin Hood and his followers.

Sherwood Forest

(ˈʃɜːˌwʊd)
n
(Placename) an ancient forest in central England, in Nottinghamshire: formerly a royal hunting ground and much more extensive; famous as the home of Robin Hood

Sher′wood For′est


n.
a forest in central England, chiefly in Nottinghamshire: the traditional haunt of Robin Hood.
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Noun1.Sherwood Forest - an ancient forest in central EnglandSherwood Forest - an ancient forest in central England; formerly a royal hunting ground; said to be the home of Robin Hood and his merry band
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IN MERRY ENGLAND in the time of old, when good King Henry the Second ruled the land, there lived within the green glades of Sherwood Forest, near Nottingham Town, a famous outlaw whose name was Robin Hood.
So up he got and took his good stout yew bow and a score or more of broad clothyard arrows, and started off from Locksley Town through Sherwood Forest to Nottingham.
But Robin Hood lay hidden in Sherwood Forest for one year, and in that time there gathered around him many others like himself, cast out from other folk for this cause and for that.
Besides this, they swore never to harm a child nor to wrong a woman, be she maid, wife, or widow; so that, after a while, when the people began to find that no harm was meant to them, but that money or food came in time of want to many a poor family, they came to praise Robin and his merry men, and to tell many tales of him and of his doings in Sherwood Forest, for they felt him to be one of themselves.
Who comes here into Sherwood Forest without my pass?
They said they would rather be outlaws a year in Sherwood Forest than President of the United States forever.
One fine morning, a few days after, Rob might have been seen passing by way of Lockesley through Sherwood Forest to Nottingham town.
on march 22nd, 2018 at the office of east baton rouge parish school board, food service, 3000 north sherwood forest drive, baton rouge, louisiana 70814.
ANDY Gaunt, community archaeologist with Mercian Archaeological Services, recently spoke to Sutton Bonington Local History Society on the topic of'The Archaeology and History of Sherwood Forest and King John's Palace'.
The indoor water park at Center Parcs in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, will be transformed with a children's adventure cove, new raft rides and toddler pools.
Center Parc's Aqua Sana spa in Sherwood Forest has embraced the latest wellness trend of forest bathing after a PS3million revamp of the former World of Spa.
Center Parcs' Aqua Sana spa in Sherwood Forest has embraced the latest wellness trend of forest bathing after a PS3million revamp of the former World of Spa.