woodwose

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woodwose

(ˈwʊdˌwəʊz)
n
a hairy wildman of the woods
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31) Whatever dramatic significance these characters possess should be made to depend on the hermeneutic affordances of the homofierus, wildeman, homme sauvage, selvaggio, green man, or wodewose.
The top lot is one of only four known Henry VI wodewose spoons, its finial depicting the satyr-like wodewose or wild man of the woods (40,000 [pounds sterling]-60,000 [pounds sterling]).