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- n. A wild man of the woods; a faun, a satyr or a representation of such a being in heraldry or other decoration.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wild man of the woods; a satyr or faun. Representations of woodwoses often appear in heraldry as supporters.
Late Old English wuduwāsa, also Middle English wodwo. (Wiktionary)