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[woo d-chop-er] /ˈwʊdˌtʃɒp ər/
a person who chops wood, especially one who fells trees.
Origin of woodchopper
An Americanism dating back to 1770-80; wood1 + chopper
Related forms
woodchopping, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • They have just made more work for the teamster and woodchopper, that's all.

  • This man was a woodchopper and lived all alone in the little house.

    The Patchwork Girl of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • His father is a woodchopper and has taught him to take care of himself.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller
  • Your friend the woodchopper will tell you what kind to buy in your neighbourhood.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller
  • When a tree has fallen the woodchopper's work has only begun.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller
  • You mean the woodchopper who was so kind to Flossie and Freddie?

  • But I must not call him a woodchopper, for he was that no longer.

  • You said you would rather make him a woodchopper than a suppliant to the Bonapartes.


    Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • A woodchopper, who had dropped his axe into a deep pool, besought Mercury to recover it for him.

    Fantastic Fables Ambrose Bierce
  • They have seen their children and grandchildren grow to marketable size and fall before the woodchopper's axe.

    Old Plymouth Trails Winthrop Packard

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