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Meaning of BACKWOODSMAN

Pronunciation:  'bak'wûdzmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a man who lives on the frontier
 

BACKWOODSMAN is a 12 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: frontiersman, mountain man
 
 See Also: Boone, Carson, Christopher Carson, Crockett, Daniel Boone, David Crockett, Davy Crockett, Kit Carson, pioneer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: briar-hopper, brush ape, bumpkin, bushman, clam digger, cracker, desert rat, forester, frontiersman, hick, hillbilly, hinterlander, mountain man, mountaineer, piny, provincial, redneck, ridge runner, woodlander, woodman, woodsman, yokel
 

 

 

 

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