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woodsman

[ woodz-muhn ]
/ ˈwʊdz mən /
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noun, plural woods·men.

Also woodman. a person accustomed to life in the woods and skilled in the arts of the woods, as hunting or trapping.
a lumberman.

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Origin of woodsman

1680–90; wood1 + -s3 + man
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British Dictionary definitions for woodsman

woodsman
/ (ˈwʊdzmən) /

noun plural -men

a person who lives in a wood or who is skilled in woodcraftAlso called: woodman
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