Definition of woodman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝odmən/

noun (plural woodmen)

chiefly historical
A person working in woodland, especially a forester or woodcutter.
Example sentences
  • Almost to the edge of the forest they went again and came to a woodmen's village.
  • I remembered the ring of the woodman's axe in the forests at home, and wished for a few long-sided Green Mountain boys.
  • The same Donald Stewart accusation is indicated in The Dewar Manuscripts, a collection of stories gathered by John Dewar, a woodman and meticulous recorder of tales a century later.

Words that rhyme with woodman

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