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woodsman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n woodsman makes things out of wood
    • n woodsman someone who lives in the woods
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Woodsman A woodman; especially, one who lives in the forest.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n woodsman One who dwells in or frequents the woods, as a wood-cutter, sportsman, hunter, or the like.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Woodsman a woodman
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wudu; cog. with Ice. vidhr, wood; akin to Ir. fiodh, timber.

Usage

In literature:

On the second day, they had encountered an ancient woodsman, too old and deaf to give them any information.
"The Royal Book of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
He uttered grunts and nods of approval as he watched Tad build the fire in true woodsman-like manner.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Alaska" by Frank Gee Patchin
They arrived only just in time, for the guards were bringing out the woodsman and his wife to put them to death.
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
Yank, the best woodsman of us all, had had no experience in mountains.
"Gold" by Stewart White
The woodsman shook his head in uncertain amazement, and again consulted his map.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
He was a good woodsman.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
This always impressed the young woodsman afresh with the need of continual care.
"Scouting with Daniel Boone" by Everett T. Tomlinson
In this neighbourhood I am known by the name of the black woodsman.
"Devil Stories" by Various
The features of a prairie are so similar as to baffle the eye of any but an Indian or a practised woodsman.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 1" by Various
These were indeed a revelation to the young woodsman, and he was soon oblivious to all else.
"The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp" by Thornton W. Burgess
In this neighborhood I am known by the name of the Black Woodsman.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
Theophile Trembly, who is a woodsman and a ranger, told me this.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
The Young Woodsman; or, Life in the Forests of Canada.
"The Wreckers of Sable Island" by J. Macdonald Oxley
I think it would be a pretty experiment, sir, to see how far this young back-woodsman could go.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
The two columns of smoke which we have discovered rising at regular intervals are a woodsman's signal for help.
"The Camp Fire Girls Across the Seas" by Margaret Vandercook
Lennox had not been mistaken in thinking him a natural woodsman.
"The Voice of the Pack" by Edison Marshall
With the guns there was a serviceable woodsman's axe.
"Stranded in Arcady" by Francis Lynde
That of a woodsman perhaps.
"A Blot on the Scutcheon" by May Wynne
But Levi, shrewd woodsman that he was, fared better.
"The Girl From Tim's Place" by Charles Clark Munn
Later he was joined by a famous woodsman, named Christopher Gist.
"The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill" by Charles Pierce Burton
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In poetry:

No star, no rose, to lesson him and lead;
No woodsman compass of the skies and rocks,—
Tattooed of stars and lichens,—doth love need
To guide him where, among the hollyhocks,
A blur of moonlight, gleam his sweetheart's locks.
"Assumption" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Kimberly French In "Red Riding Hood, " the title character, played by Amanda Seyfried, must choose between a poor woodsman, played by Shiloh Fernandez, and the prosperous village blacksmith.
Kimberly French In "Red Riding Hood," the title character, played by Amanda Seyfried, must choose between a poor woodsman, played by Shiloh Fernandez, and the prosperous village blacksmith.
Terex Woodsman has signed a distributor agreement with FMI Sales (Fiber Marketing International) to be a full-service distributor servicing Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho and Montana.
Terex Woodsman Continues to Strengthen its North American Distribution.
Results from the 2012 West Louisiana Forestry Festival Woodsman Skills competition.
Bon Appetit names PDX's Woodsman, Luce, and Ox among the Year's Best.
Treefort Music Fest 25 Days of Treefort: Woodsman .
Denver-based psych quartet Woodsman has two drummers and two guitarists, which creates a sound that would fit perfectly in a late '60s acid trip.
Woodsman Tavern in GQ.
The Woodsman Tavern tastes good and looks better.
Bon Appetit names PDX's Woodsman, Luce, and Ox among the Year's Best.
THE WOODSMAN TAVERN, Stumptown Coffee's Duane Sorenson's debut effort as a full-on restaurateur, embodies a lot of the stereotypes that have come to define our city.
Take a long look the gorgeous new eatery from Duane Sorenson—the brains behind Stumptown Coffee and The Woodsman.
The 10th anniversary season of farmer/chef collaborative dinners is filled with all-star chefs from Paley's Place, Aviary, The Woodsman Tavern, Nostrana, St Jack, Grüner, Clyde Common, and so many more.
The woodsman walking amid the firs at the frigid back door of Canada.
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