AskDefine | Define woodman

The Collaborative Dictionary

Woodman \Wood"man\, n.; pl. Woodmen. [Written also woodsman.] [1913 Webster]
A forest officer appointed to take care of the king's woods; a forester. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]
A sportsman; a hunter. [1913 Webster] [The duke] is a better woodman than thou takest him for. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
One who cuts down trees; a woodcutter. [1913 Webster] Woodman, spare that tree. --G. P. Morris. [1913 Webster]
One who dwells in the woods or forest; a bushman. [1913 Webster]

Word Net



1 someone who lives in the woods [syn: woodsman]
2 makes things out of wood [syn: woodworker, woodsman]



  1. someone who lives in the wood and manages it; a woodsman
  2. someone who makes things from wood




  • Woodman's Food Market is an employee-owned supermarket chain in Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
  • Woodmen of the World is a fraternal organization in the United States providing life insurance and other benefits.


woodman in German: Woodman
woodman in French: Woodman
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