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woodcraft

[woo d-kraft, -krahft] /ˈwʊdˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/
noun
1.
skill in anything that pertains to the woods or forest, especially 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.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see wood1, craft
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Examples for woodcraft
  • The book of camping and woodcraft: guidebook for those who travel in the wilderness.
  • woodcraft involved a promissory note upon which a foreign judgment was entered.
British Dictionary definitions for woodcraft

woodcraft

/ˈwʊdˌkrɑːft/
noun (mainly US & Canadian)
1.
ability and experience in matters concerned with living in a wood or forest
2.
ability or skill at woodwork, carving, etc
3.
skill in caring for trees
Derived Forms
woodcraftsman, noun
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