Definition of backwoodsman:
frontiersman, mountain man.
- "The Prairie Chief", R.M. Ballantyne.
On the other hand Governor Hamilton, who felt keenly the disgrace of having to equalize himself officially and discuss terms of surrender with a rough backwoodsman, could not conceal his contempt of Clark.- "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
- "Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest", J. Frank Dobie.