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woods·man

 (wo͝odz′mən)
n.
A man who works or lives in the woods or is versed in woodcraft; a forester.

woodsman

(ˈwʊdzmən)
n, pl -men
(Forestry) a person who lives in a wood or who is skilled in woodcraft. Also called: woodman

woods•man

(ˈwʊdz mən)

n., pl. -men.
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodsman - someone who lives in the woodswoodsman - someone who lives in the woods  
rustic - an unsophisticated country person
2.woodsman - makes things out of woodwoodsman - 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

woodsman

n pl <-men> → Waldarbeiter m

woodsman

[ˈwʊdzmən] n (-men (pl)) (lumberjack) → tagliaboschi m inv; (forester) → guardaboschi m inv
References in classic literature ?
I am not so bad a woodsman as to show the dog where the deer lies, if I have no mind he should chase him.
Now," quoth Robin, "thou art a wise lad and keepest thine ears open and thy mouth shut, as becometh a wise and crafty woodsman.
His first and chiefest solicitude was certainly in behalf of his gentle and dependent companion; but the sense of her danger was mingled, in the breast of the reckless woodsman, with a consciousness of a high and wild, and by no means an unpleasant, excitement.
Woodsman Beard Oil was formulated with an abundance of hair and skin loving oils such as Argan and Jojoba to help mend dry and rough beards.
Jay Mize is an annoyingly idealistic young farmer doomed to failure, hounded by an egotistical and reckless deputy sheri and a crippled elderly woodsman with a vendetta.
20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What's better than a centerfold of a brawny, bearded woodsman to heat up the holidays?
Peter makes for an amusing Jack, whose trip up the beanstalk is curtailed by a giant Chris before Quagmire inadvertently saves the day; Stewie's Red runs into trouble, but is left pondering who the real victim was when a psychotic woodsman comes to his rescue; and Lois meets her Prince Charming as she takes the role of Cinders.
The Special Jury Prize was given to the Japanese production ''The Woodsman and the Rain'' directed by Shuichi Okita.
Woodsman grows up Knight Woodsman followed up his course and distance success of almost two weeks ago when keeping on strongly for Alex Merriam to secure the 3m handicap chase from Gaelic Flight.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GRIZZLY ADAMS (1974) A woodsman on the run befriends a wild bear in a movie that spawned the hit TV series.
We are all familiar with the story about the woodsman that continues to chop wood without taking time to sharpen the ax blade.
Top on my list would be one of Craig Boddington's picks--the never-to-be-forgotten Colt Woodsman.