Wood, (fr. forêt); a small group of trees(generally on a mount) is found named in heraldry under various terms, e.g. a wood, a grove(see grove of firs under Pine), or a thicket, and in one case a forest. The term 'hurst,' too, means the same thing, and perhaps bowers in the arms of GILLAM.
Argent, a lion sejant in a wood all proper; on a chief wavy gules a harp between two anchors or--WOOD, Ireland[conf. 1647].
Or, on a mount a stag lodged in a grove of trees proper, on a chief gules a cinquefoil between two mullets of the field--FERNIE, Scotland.
Gules, a stag argent lodged in a thicket of trees vert; between the attires three stars of the second--FAIRNIE, Scotland.
Argent, out of a mount in base a forest of trees vert--BUSCHE, also FORREST.
Argent, in base a mount vert, on the sinister side a hurst of oak-trees, therefrom issuant a wolf passant proper[otherwise, Argent, a wolf issuing from a wood proper]--O'CALLAGHAN, Ireland.
Argent, on a mount in base a hurst proper; on a chief wavy azure three fleurs-de-lis or--FRANCE, Bostock Hall, co. Chester.
Sable, on a chevron or, between three dolphins embowed proper, as many bowers vert--GILLAM, Essex.
D'argent, à une forêt de sinople--Ville de NEMOURS, Ile de France.