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Definition of "woodsman" []

  • A man who works or lives in the woods or is versed in woodcraft; a forester. (noun)
  • A person who lives in a wood or who is skilled in woodcraft (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "woodsman" in a sentence
  • "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."