Recent Examples of woodsman from the Web
The stereotypical Northern woodsman captures one side of that national idea.
That honeylocust was spared the woodsman’s axe, but preserving a mature tree is not always possible.
Derek Coleman is a strapping, bright guy of 27 with a woodsman’s beard who recently returned from going to see the elephant.
Survivalism, the practice of preparing for a crackup of civilization, tends to evoke a certain picture: the woodsman in the tinfoil hat, the hysteric with the hoard of beans, the religious doomsayer.
Lincoln might be derided as a poor woodsman, but he was also valorized for his log cabin roots.
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First Known Use of woodsman
WOODSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of woodsman for English Language Learners
: a man who works in and knows many things about the forest
WOODSMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of woodsman for Students
: a person who works in the forest and who is knowledgeable about trees and wood
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