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Definition of "woodcutting" [wood•cut•ting]

  • The act, activity, or job of cutting wood. (noun)
  • The art or process of making woodcuts. (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.

Use "woodcutting" in a sentence
  • "Around the larger urban centers, particularly Luanda, human settlement and activities such as woodcutting and livestock grazing have had considerable, though mostly localized, impacts on the vegetation and soils."
  • "For this reason, work details, such as woodcutting, which took prisoners outside of the camp, were discontinued."
  • "He mentions earlier that he had begun "woodcutting," and later (Dec. 15) that he paid the "collier," a tradesman who would have supervised the operation of the kiln."
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