noun Date: 1688 a person who frequents or works in the woods; especially one skilled in woodcraft

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  • Woodsman — Woods man, n.; pl. {Woodsmen}. A woodman; especially, one who lives in the forest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodsman — ► NOUN ▪ a forester, hunter, or woodcutter …   English terms dictionary

  • woodsman — [woodz′mən] n. pl. woodsmen [woodz′mən] 1. a person who lives or works in the woods, as a hunter, woodcutter, etc. 2. a person at home in the woods or skilled in woodcraft …   English World dictionary

  • Woodsman — The word woodsman, meaning man of the woods , can be applied to any person coming from or living in a wooded area. Woodsmen is the plural form.Woodsmen are stereotypically nature wise persons who hunt for their food and live simply. They are… …   Wikipedia

  • woodsman — UK [ˈwʊdzmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms woodsman : singular woodsman plural woodsmen UK [ˈwʊdzmən] / US a man who lives or works in a forest and cuts down trees, hunts etc …   English dictionary

  • woodsman — Woodman Wood man, n.; pl. {Woodmen}. [Written also {woodsman}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A forest officer appointed to take care of the king s woods; a forester. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A sportsman; a hunter. [1913 Webster] [The duke] is a better… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodsman — /woodz meuhn/, n., pl. woodsmen. 1. Also, woodman. a person accustomed to life in the woods and skilled in the arts of the woods, as hunting or trapping. 2. a lumberman. [1680 90; WOOD1 + s3 + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • woodsman — noun A man who lives and works in woodland; a forester or woodman …   Wiktionary

  • woodsman — Synonyms and related words: arboriculturist, backwoodsman, briar hopper, brush ape, bushman, clam digger, conservationist, cracker, desert rat, forest ranger, forester, frontiersman, hillbilly, hinterlander, logger, lumberjack, lumberman,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • woodsman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. woodcutter, lumberman, lumberjack, logger, timber jack; conservationist, forester, ranger; frontiersman, backwoodsman. See agriculture. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. woodman, forester, hunter, trapper,… …   English dictionary for students

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