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woodsman

a person who lives in a wood or who is skilled in woodcraft
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While the little girl was relating these adventures the Tin Woodman sat in an easy chair listening with intense interest, while the others sat grouped around him.
Presently the Tin Woodman changed his position, and at once Ojo, to the astonishment of all, dropped to the floor and held his crystal vial under the Emperor's knee joint.
"What in the world were you doing?" asked the Tin Woodman.
Money in Oz!" cried the Tin Woodman. "What a queer idea!
"If we used money to buy things with, instead of love and kindness and the desire to please one another, then we should be no better than the rest of the world," declared the Tin Woodman. "Fortunately money is not known in the Land of Oz at all.
The Tin Woodman listened with respectful attention.
The Tin Woodman appeared to think deeply for a moment.
So the Tin Woodman shouldered his axe and they all passed through the forest until they came to the road that was paved with yellow brick.
"It seems," said the Tin Woodman, "that our dear Scarecrow cannot be contented with city life, however beautiful his surroundings might be.
Aunt Em found, to her satisfaction, that Dorothy's promise was more than fulfilled; for, although the Tin Woodman had no appetite of his own, he respected the appetites of his guests and saw that they were bountifully fed.
But the others went with Dorothy, and when she came to the middle of the first room the girl waved her hand, as she had seen the King do, and commanded the Tin Woodman, whatever form he might then have, to resume his proper shape.
"Why, then, if the belt obeys you, were we unable to discover the Tin Woodman?" asked Ozma.