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woodworker

[woo d-wur-ker]
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noun
  1. a worker in wood, as a carpenter, joiner, or cabinetmaker.

Origin of woodworker

First recorded in 1870–75; wood1 + worker
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Examples from the Web for woodworker

Historical Examples

  • If you have not yet seen The Woodworker, send a postcard for a specimen copy.

    Woodwork Joints

    William Fairham

  • This angle is not measured by the woodworker often, but is a matter of experience.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster

  • This is known as warping, and it is one of the troubles of the woodworker.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster

  • But woods differ in structure, and all fall short of the woodworker's ideal.

    Trees Worth Knowing

    Julia Ellen Rogers

  • The woodworker knows how to finish the boards and treat them with fillers to bring out the figures.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson


British Dictionary definitions for woodworker

woodworker

noun
  1. a person who works in wood, such as a carpenter, joiner, or cabinet-maker
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