woodcraft
noun Date: 14th century 1. skill and practice in anything relating to the woods and especially in maintaining oneself and making one's way in the woods 2. skill in shaping or constructioncting articles from wood

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  • Woodcraft — Wood craft , n. Skill and practice in anything pertaining to the woods, especially in shooting, and other sports in the woods. [1913 Webster] Men of the glade and forest! leave Your woodcraft for the field of fight. Bryant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodcraft — [wood′kraft΄] n. 1. matters relating to the woods, as camping, hunting, etc. 2. a) WOODWORKING b) WOODCARVING 3. skill in any of these …   English World dictionary

  • Woodcraft — Die Woodcraft Bewegung ist eine von Ernest Thompson Seton am Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts entwickelte Erziehungsbewegung, die auf dem Leben in Zeltlagern, Naturerlebnis und handwerklicher Betätigung basiert. In sein Konzept integrierte Seton… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Woodcraft — The term woodcraft denotes skills and experience in matters relating to living and thriving in the woods such as hunting, fishing, and camping whether on a short or long term basis. Traditionally, woodcraft pertains to subsistence lifestyles,… …   Wikipedia

  • Woodcraft — this long established surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name either from Woodcroft, a hamlet north west of Peterborough in Northamptonshire, or from the village of Woodcraft near Chepstow in Gloucestershire. The former place,… …   Surnames reference

  • woodcraft — /wood kraft , krahft /, n. 1. skill in anything that pertains to the woods or forest, esp. in making one s way through the woods or in hunting, trapping, etc. 2. forestry (defs. 1, 2). 3. the art of making or carving wooden objects. [1300 50; ME; …   Universalium

  • woodcraft — noun a) Any of the skills related to a woodland habitat, especially those relating to outdoor survival; these skills collectively b) The skill of woodcarving …   Wiktionary

  • woodcraft — Synonyms and related words: Christmas tree farming, afforestation, arboriculture, artisan work, artisanship, craft, craftwork, forest management, forestation, forestry, handicraft, industrial art, industrial design, logging, lumbering, manual art …   Moby Thesaurus

  • woodcraft — wood|craft [ˈwudkra:ft US kræft] n [U] the practical knowledge of woods and forests …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • woodcraft — wood|craft [ wud,kræft ] noun uncount 1. ) knowledge of forests and how to live in them by building camps, finding food, etc. 2. ) the skill of making things from wood …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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