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woodcraft

[ wood-kraft, -krahft ]
/ ˈwʊdˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft /
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noun
skill in anything that pertains to the woods or forest, especially in making one's way through the woods or in hunting, trapping, etc.
the art of making or carving wooden objects.
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Origin of woodcraft

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at wood1, craft
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British Dictionary definitions for woodcraft

woodcraft
/ (ˈwʊdˌkrɑːft) /

noun mainly US and Canadian
ability and experience in matters concerned with living in a wood or forest
ability or skill at woodwork, carving, etc
skill in caring for trees

Derived forms of woodcraft

woodcraftsman, noun
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