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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 ?
They were kindly welcomed, and during their sojourn made themselves useful in a variety of ways, being excellent trappers and first-rate woodsmen. They were of the remnants of a party of Iroquois hunters that came from Canada into these mountain regions many years previously, in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company.
They were evidently men of the vicinity--farmers and woodsmen.
With him were a score of his ebon warriors, but far too slow for the ape-man was the progress of these trained and hardened woodsmen.
The Scottish Woodlot Association - set up to facilitate affordable access to woodland for woodsmen - is working with the Borders Forest Trust at Moffat's Corehead Farm.
From making rawhide to putting the finishing touches on a pair of moccasins, beginners and seasoned woodsmen alike will enjoy making the tools and camp equipment that were used for centuries.
Hoping to tempt the Dragons, including flame-haired Kelly Hoppen (left), to reach into their wallets are a pair of Cumbrian woodsmen, and a Glasgow couple who demonstrate their yoga franchise.
The first Woodmen's Field Days, held in Old Forge, NY in 1948, benefitted the Woodsmen's Club, which supports logging families, especially those that lose a breadwinner to injury or death.
The scaffold had been erected at the summit by the woodsmen who lived along the tree line.
For the second consecutive year, Metepenagiag Heritage Park is part of the Spirits of the River promotion, which allows access to Beaubears Island and Woodsmen's Museum.
Even the fight scenes are theatrical rather than convincing, while the dwarves and a group of woodsmen indulge in a bizarre form of linedancing.