timberman

noun

tim·​ber·​man ˈtim-bər-mən How to pronounce timberman (audio)

Examples of timberman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 19th century tale's protagonist, Ephraim Winslow (Robert Pattinson), is a timberman who's left behind the excess of the forest for the solitude of the ocean as a lighthouse keeper's apprentice. Garrett Mitchell, azcentral, 24 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of timberman was in 1889

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“Timberman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timberman. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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