from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Skill and experience in matters relating to the woods, as hunting, fishing, or camping.
- n. The act, process, or art of carving or fashioning objects from wood.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the skills related to a woodland habitat, especially those relating to outdoor survival; these skills collectively
- n. The skill of woodcarving
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Skill and practice in anything pertaining to the woods, especially in shooting, and other sports in the woods.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Skill in anything which pertains to the woods or forest; skill in the chase, especially in hunting deer, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. skill and experience in matters relating to the woods (as hunting or fishing or camping)
- n. skill in carving or fashioning objects from wood
This man from the West, cunning in woodcraft and plainscraft, with eyes and ears open, tense and suspicious, did not know that under the table, close to her foot, was the push button of an electric bell.
[Page 148] prowess, his skill in woodcraft and water lore.
The word "woodcraft" simply means skill in anything which pertains to the woods.
Perhaps more than fifty years of devotion to "woodcraft" may enable me to give a few useful hints and suggestions to those whose dreams, during the close season of work, are of camp-life by flood, field and forest.
I was an old hunter, and had some knowledge of "woodcraft," gathered in deerstalking, and in the pursuit of other game, among my native hills.
Another of the partners, Mr. Donald M'Kenzie, was associated with Mr. Hunt in the expedition, and excelled on those points in which the other was deficient; for he had been ten years in the interior, in the service of the Northwest Company, and valued himself on his knowledge of "woodcraft," and the strategy of Indian trade and Indian warfare.
Stragglers are thus often lost for days; what made us the more anxious about him was, that he had no provisions with him, was totally unversed in "woodcraft," and liable to fall into the hands of some lurking or straggling party of savages.
"woodcraft," and the strategy of Indian trade and Indian warfare.
Rattlesnakes are important in keeping the rodent population in check, and if you are capable of even basic woodcraft, you should be able to avoid them in the wild.
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