Woodman Wood"man, n.; pl. {Woodmen}. [Written also {woodsman}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A forest officer appointed to take care of the king's woods; a forester. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. A sportsman; a hunter. [1913 Webster]

[The duke] is a better woodman than thou takest him for. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. One who cuts down trees; a woodcutter. [1913 Webster]

Woodman, spare that tree. --G. P. Morris. [1913 Webster]

4. One who dwells in the woods or forest; a bushman. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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