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

  • n. One who chops wood, especially one who chops down trees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who chops wood; a lumberjack
  • n. A person who woodchops as a sport


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  • LEE: It's going to be difficult and you'll have to find something like one of our most famous cases called woodchopper murder case and the husband, you know, put the wife's body in a commercial woodchopper, chopped into pieces, blew in the water.

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  • Though everybody called the woodchopper Uncle Jack, his real name is John

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  • The actor who played the woodchopper came back out onstage.

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  • “Audience participation improvisation!” announced the actor who had played a woodchopper in an earlier scene of the mashed-up fairy tales.

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  • They are the shoes of the woodchopper, very thick on the sole with hard leather, with many iron nails.


  • God offered the covenant not just to "your tribal heads, your elders and your officials," but "to all the men of Israel," and not just to them, but "to your children, your wives, even the stranger within your camp, from woodchopper to water drawer."

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  • We thought it strange that this woodchopper should have killed men and taken no wounds himself, so I asked what Langmyrne had he slain.


  • Baxter sat beating the skins like a weary woodchopper, while the rest of the band played Ping-Pong and Space Invaders in the outer lounge and calculated their hourly pay.


  • On her way to Grandma's house, Red Riding Hood passed a woodchopper, and wandered off the path, in order to examine some flowers.

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  • At the same time, the woodchopper burst into the cottage, brandishing an axe.

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