from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woodsman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. someone who lives in the wood and manages it; a woodsman
  • n. someone who makes things from wood

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A forest officer appointed to take care of the king's woods; a forester.
  • n. A sportsman; a hunter.
  • n. One who cuts down trees; a woodcutter.
  • n. One who dwells in the woods or forest; a bushman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An officer appointed to take care of the king's woods; a forester.
  • n. A woodsman; a hunter.
  • n. One who fells timber.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. makes things out of wood
  • n. someone who lives in the woods


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