wood·​man ˈwu̇d-mən How to pronounce woodman (audio)
capitalized [Modern Woodmen of America & Woodmen of the World] : a member of either of two independent benevolent and fraternal societies

Examples of woodman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Indigenous woodman had sent his coordinates to Oliveira’s brother. Terrence McCoy, Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of woodman was in the 15th century

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“Woodman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodman. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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