woodman


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wood·man

 (wo͝od′mən)
n.
A woodsman.

woodman

(ˈwʊdmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Forestry) a person who looks after and fells trees used for timber
2. (Forestry) another word for woodsman
3. (Hunting) obsolete a hunter who is knowledgeable about woods and the animals living in them

wood•man

(ˈwʊd mən)

n., pl. -men.
2. a person who fells timber, esp. for fuel.
3. Obs. a hunter of forest game.
[before 1000]
wood′man•craft` (-ˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodman - someone who lives in the woodswoodman - someone who lives in the woods  
rustic - an unsophisticated country person
2.woodman - makes things out of woodwoodman - makes things out of wood    
cabinetmaker, furniture maker - a woodworker who specializes in making furniture
carpenter - a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
joiner - a woodworker whose work involves making things by joining pieces of wood
splicer - a woodworker who joins pieces of wood with a splice
woodcarver, carver - makes decorative wooden panels
Translations

woodman

[ˈwʊdmən] N (woodmen (pl)) (= woodcutter) → leñador m; (= forester) → trabajador m forestal
References in classic literature ?
As expert a woodman as I am, I had somehow failed to notice this until my attention was called to it by a hog.
Emma Jane always chose to be the woodman because she had nothing to do but raise on high an imaginary axe.
But that Woodman and that Farmer, though they work unceasingly, work silently, and no one heard them as they went about with muffled tread: the rather, forasmuch as to entertain any suspicion that they were awake, was to be atheistical and traitorous.
Surely no tongue is so rich in the various phrases which the field-sports demand, or furnishes means to the experienced woodman so well to express his jovial art.
The stranger for all his easy strength and cool nerve found an antagonist who met his blows with the skill of a woodman.
The tired woodman seeks his cot That twinkles up the hill; And sleep has touched the wanderers That sang the twilight still.
Now so long as the day waxed and it was still morning, their darts rained thick on one another and the people perished, but as the hour drew nigh when a woodman working in some mountain forest will get his midday meal--for he has felled till his hands are weary; he is tired out, and must now have food--then the Danaans with a cry that rang through all their ranks, broke the battalions of the enemy.
Pursued with persistent inveteracy, I cut off my hair, I disguised myself as a woodman.
Still he was strong of hand, bold of heart, a prime woodman, and an almost unerring shot.
Billy Beartup of Griffons, a woodman by training and birth, a tenant farmer by misfortune of marriage, had laid his broad axe at her feet a month before.
Now, what evil had the little woodman done to them?
The Tin Woodman gave a sigh of satisfaction and lowered his axe, which he leaned against the tree.