from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man who works or lives in the woods or is versed in woodcraft; a forester.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A man who lives and works in woodland; a forester or woodman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woodman; especially, one who lives in the forest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who dwells in or frequents the woods, as a wood-cutter, sportsman, hunter, or the like.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who lives in the woods
- n. makes things out of wood
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This event turns a mountain woodsman into the most fearsome warrior the Drenai have seen, as he holds the line at Skeln pass with his friend Sieben, and the help of the Thirty.
I do not love to see the "chips fly," or to hear that saddest of all sounds, the slow unwilling crashing down of a great live tree, which I have heard here in a lonely wilderness, which looked as if man had never set a foot in it, to a whistled accompaniment by the woodsman from the Trovatore, a good sample in its way of the savageness and civilization combined, which meet one here at every step.
He vowed to wreak a woodsman's vengeance on any fellow who balked it by shaking the boat, or by moving body or rifle so as to make a noise.
At times I would give utterance to the soft answering call, known to every woodsman, that is part of the freemasonry of animal speech.
I didn't know being a 'woodsman' was high on the 'earning capacity' list.
Gaston, not she, should meet the "woodsman" in Lola Laval's deserted house.
The issue of whether or not Dion is a 'woodsman' is not the issue - the damage that these comments by a journalist with the vast audience of Rex Murphy can do to Dion's credibility is.
The good generally consist of one main color with a few shades higher and/or lower than it, giving you that true woodsman plaid look.
Wetzel was a woodsman and an expert with an axe and long rifle.
He was a woodsman for much of his young life after running away from home and school at age 12.
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