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woodchopper

[woo d-chop-er]
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noun
  1. a person who chops wood, especially one who fells trees.

Origin of woodchopper

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80; wood1 + chopper
Related formswood·chop·ping, noun
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Examples from the Web for woodchopper

Historical Examples

  • They have just made more work for the teamster and woodchopper, that's all.

    The Boy Chums in the Florida Jungle

    Wilmer M. Ely

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

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

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller

  • 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