woodsman

noun woods·man \ ˈwu̇dz-mən \

Definition of woodsman

: a person who frequents or works in the woods; especially : one skilled in woodcraft

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WOODSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of woodsman for English Language Learners

  • : a man who works in and knows many things about the forest


WOODSMAN Defined for Kids

woodsman

noun woods·man \ ˈwu̇dz-mən \

Definition of woodsman for Students

plural woodsmen \-mən\
: a person who works in the forest and who is knowledgeable about trees and wood

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