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backwoodsman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Backwoodsman  \Back"woods"man\,  n.;  pl  {Backwoodsmen}. 
  A  man  living  in  the  forest  in  or  beyond  the  new  settlements, 
  especially  on  the  western  frontiers  of  the  older  portions  of 
  the  United  States.  --Fisher  Ames. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  backwoodsman 
  n  :  someone  who  lives  on  the  frontier  [syn:  {frontiersman},  {mountain 
  man}] 




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