Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A seller of wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wood seller.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wood-seller; a lumber- or timber-merchant.

Etymologies

wood +‎ -monger (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Here's where we get the wood: the woodmonger brings it in his truck.

    Heating your home in winter

  • If I owe you any thing, I will pay you in cudgels: you shall be a woodmonger, and buy nothing of me but cudgels.

    The Life of King Henry the Fifth

  • If I owe you anything I will pay you in cudgels: you shall be a woodmonger, and buy nothing of me but cudgels.

    Act V. Scene I. The Life of King Henry the Fifth

  • Anthony I once knew him, these sturdy oaks had long since become the property of some honest woodmonger, and the manor-close here had looked lighter at midnight than it now does at noon, while Foster played fast and loose with the price, in some cunning corner in the purlieus of

    Kenilworth

  • One Sir Edmund Bury Godfry, a woodmonger and justice of Peace in Westminster, having two days since arrested Sir Alexander Frazier for about L30 in firing, the bailiffs were apprehended, committed to the porter's lodge, and there, by the King's command, the last night severely whipped; from which the justice himself very hardly escaped, to such an unusual degree was the King moved therein.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys, Apr/May 1668

  • One Sir Edmund Bury Godfry, a woodmonger and justice of Peace in Westminster, having two days since arrested Sir Alexander Frazier for about L30 in firing, the bailiffs were apprehended, committed to the porter's lodge, and there, by the

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • One Sir Edmund Bury Godfry, a woodmonger and justice of Peace in

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 73: April/May 1669

  • But had he been the Anthony I once knew him, these sturdy oaks had long since become the property of some honest woodmonger, and the manor-close here had looked lighter at midnight than it now does at noon, while Foster played fast and loose with the price, in some cunning corner in the purlieus of Whitefriars.”

    Kenilworth

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