noun, plural fron·tiers·men.
Examples from the Web for frontiersmen
Cavalrymen and frontiersmen have slept soundly in the saddle during the exhausting campaigns against the Indians.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
But the Texans, frontiersmen and not regular soldiers, did not place much reliance upon the cannon.The Texan Scouts|Joseph A. Altsheler
It was part of his inheritance from his frontiersmen ancestors, and it freed his wings in the hills.The Voice of the Pack|Edison Marshall
The planters and frontiersmen sprang to arms and began to form a combination against these dangerous enemies.The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;|John R. Musick
It was very common for frontiersmen to invade the dens of wolves without any opposition on the part of the old wolves.Historic Highways of America (Vol. 6)|Archer Butler Hulbert