coureur de bois
noun, plural cou·reurs de bois [koo-rœr duh bwah] /ku rœr də ˈbwɑ/. French.
Origin of coureur de bois
Examples from the Web for coureur de bois
Priest and seigneur, habitant and coureur-de-bois were one and all difficult to fit into accepted English ways.The Canadian Dominion|Oscar D. Skelton
I was prepared to encounter the other coureur-de-bois, and there he was, ferret-face peering and sniffing at us as we approached.Cardigan|Robert W. Chambers
I want it at once—one with the long hair of a French-Canadian coureur-de-bois.The World For Sale, Complete|Gilbert Parker