woodlore

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wood +‎ lore.

Noun[edit]

woodlore (uncountable)

  1. Skills relating to living in a woodland environment; woodcraft.
    • 1972, Field and Stream (volume 77, number 3, page 28)
      The man who understands woodlore identifies with nature because he participates instead of intrudes, and this is the reason why a true hunter has a better appreciation of wildlife and conservation []
    • 2005, Andrew Lindsay, The Washing Machine Man's Travels - Page 53:
      A bit of shaping and fine tuning and you have what you need to make fire. A bow- drill. Peeling the loose bark from a dead vine as Ray Meers had shown me on one of his woodlore courses the previous year, […]