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woodlander

[ wood-luhn-der ]

noun

  1. an inhabitant of the woods.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of woodlander1

First recorded in 1765–75; woodland + -er 1

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Example Sentences

When he woke he saw that he had wandered far, and was glad when he came to a woodlander's cottage.

He dressed in bottle green, the uniform of a cyclist, and he looked like a rollicking woodlander of the Robin Hood band.

Beatrix, does any woodlander come from the forest to the castle walls and there give signal intended for you alone?

Without another word the woodlander turned and moved rapidly along a narrow path through the brushwood.

The other woodlander arose the moment the door was closed behind his companion.

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