woodcraft


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wood·craft

 (wo͝od′krăft′)
n.
1. Skill and experience in matters relating to the woods, as hunting, fishing, or camping.
2. The act, process, or art of carving or fashioning objects from wood.

woodcraft

(ˈwʊdˌkrɑːft)
n
1. (Forestry) ability and experience in matters concerned with living in a wood or forest
2. (Crafts) ability or skill at woodwork, carving, etc
3. (Forestry) skill in caring for trees
ˈwoodˌcraftsman n

wood•craft

(ˈwʊdˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft)

n.
1. skill in anything that pertains to the woods or forest, esp. in making one's way through the woods or in hunting, trapping, etc.
2. the art of making or carving wooden objects.
[1300–50]
wood′crafts`man, n., pl. -men.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodcraft - skill and experience in matters relating to the woods (as hunting or fishing or camping)
experience - the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities; "a man of experience"; "experience is the best teacher"
2.woodcraft - skill in carving or fashioning objects from wood
craftsmanship, workmanship, craft - skill in an occupation or trade
Translations

woodcraft

[ˈwʊdkrɑːft] Nconocimiento m de la vida del bosque

woodcraft

[ˈwʊdˌkrɑːft] nconoscenza dei boschi
References in classic literature ?
beshrew me an thou knowest not as much of woodcraft as of war
The year had done much for the boy--turning his already mighty muscles to thews of steel, developing his woodcraft to a point where it verged upon the uncanny, perfecting his arboreal instincts, and training him in the use of both natural and artificial weapons.
Wyeth was immediately for pursuing them, rifle in hand, but saw evident signs of dissatisfaction in his half-breed hunters; who considered him as trenching upon their province, and meddling with things quite above his capacity; for these veterans of the wilderness are exceedingly pragmatical, on points of venery and woodcraft, and tenacious of their superiority; looking down with infinite contempt upon all raw beginners.
The imagination delights in the woodcraft of Indians, trappers, and bee-hunters.
Clayton immediately began to look about for tracks, but he could find nothing save a confusion of trampled grasses in the close vicinity, and his woodcraft was too meager for the translation of what he did see.
Accordingly, quitting the path, he went peeping this way and that through the underbrush, spying now here and now there, with all the wiles of a master of woodcraft, and of one who had more than once donned a doublet of Lincoln green.
He approached the sleeper upon padded feet which gave forth no sound, and with an uncanny woodcraft that rustled not a leaf or a grass blade.
She was humiliated and angry--it was long before she would admit it, that she, who prided herself upon her woodcraft, was lost in this little patch of country between the Pangani and the Tanga railway.
His small woodcraft and little experience in travelling resulted in his becoming completely confused, so that instead of returning to the spot where he had last seen the girl, as he wished to do, he bore far to the northeast of the place, and missed entirely the path which von Horn and his Dyaks had taken from the long-house into the jungle and back.
At seven, Tom knew more woodcraft than I ever dreamed existed.
Close behind the pack rode a fourrier and a yeoman-pricker, whooping on the laggards and encouraging the leaders, in the shrill half-French jargon which was the language of venery and woodcraft.
This man from the West, cunning in woodcraft and plainscraft, with eyes and ears open, tense and suspicious, did not know that under the table, close to her foot, was the push button of an electric bell.