from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man who lives on the frontier.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who lives on the borders of a country, or in a wild and undeveloped area on the fringes of civilization.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A man living on the frontier.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who settles on the frontier or borders of a country, or beyond the limits of a settled or civilized region.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man who lives on the frontier
The frontiersman was a trial-and-error empiricist, who believed in his own ability to fathom the depths of the problems which plagued him.
Everywhere in the colonization of America the frontiersman has been a distinct species.
The most famous of these would be 'Father Murphy' aka frontiersman John Michael Murphy and Jonathan Garvey of 'Little House On The Prairie'.
If, like frontiersman Kit Carson on his deathbed, you've ever wished that you had "time for just one more bowl of chili," this one is for you.
The rugged looks that he had inherited from his parents, the face and build of a frontiersman or Wild West cowboy, embodied a maverick quality that many people in America, Europe, and the Far East secretly identified with.
After being rescued by a frontiersman, their mother spends years searching for them and eventually finds them, but they do not remember her or anything about their previous life.
You're also a few blocks from where American frontiersman Daniel Boone lived once lived.
At that time most Americans hadn't seen Lincoln, and his opponents had caricatured him as a wild frontiersman.
The mounted figure at the top is the famous frontiersman Kit Carson.
It was the story of a rugged frontiersman, a trapper, who was looking for a wife.