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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 ?
"Gamut--David Gamut," returned the singing master, preparing to wash down his sorrows in a powerful draught of the woodsman's high-flavored and well-laced compound.
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. But shall we let it be said that the Sheriff of Nottingham did cow bold Robin Hood and sevenscore as fair archers as are in all merry England?
"In what manner!" coolly repeated the veteran woodsman. "Listen; and if you believe that a schoolmaster can make a quicker wit than the Lord, you shall be made to see how much you're mistaken.
The hotel features a restaurant and bar, The Woodsman, headed by Executive Chef Mike Robinson.Bringing his core 'field to fork' philosophy to Stratford-upon-Avon, The Woodsman delivers an exceptional dining experience with a focus on sustainability, seasonality and locally-sourced produce.
Whisky brand The Woodsman has created the contraption, which has been designed to pour Old Fashioned cocktails free of charge.
The hotel's brand new restaurant - The Woodsman will be 'a definitively British offering.'.
In "Woodland Workshop: Tools and Devices for Woodland Craft", Ben Law (a woodsman, craftsman, eco-builder, teacher and writer who lives and works in Prickly Nut Wood in West Sussex, UK) explains what makes a good workshop, outlines the key tools needed, gives information on how to sharpen them and shows us how to make an array of fascinating devices from scratch.
The 16-ton Willamette meteorite found in 1902 by Welsh woodsman Ellis Hughes attracted people from far and wide, each paying 25 cents for a look.
Caption: An early model High Standard Sport King from the 1950s closely resembles the design of the Colt Woodsman, with short slanted grip.
As I stroll through the village I like to think of myself as a hardy back woodsman, the sort who discovered the North West Passage (it's on the M62 a few miles beyond Scammonden Reservoir); lean, rugged and reliable and ready for any emergency.
My nominee for the finest .22 pistol ever made is the Colt Woodsman.