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[mass noun] Skill at living in the bush.
- ‘During the week, the 24 contestants will be divided into teams of six and will learn about basic survival techniques and bushcraft.’
- ‘This is bushcraft - using ancient knowledge to work as one with nature.’
- ‘This weekend I'm going tramping in the Tararuas, learning some bushcraft off-track.’
- ‘The walls were covered with posters and diagrams of bushcraft items, like maps, compasses and radios Casey had never seen before.’
- ‘Bushrangers survived by being skilled in bushcraft, but the bush generally did not afford them a living.’
- ‘He's the BBC's bushcraft specialist and keeps winding up his programmes by explaining that we have much to learn from whatever ancient tribe he's been with that week.’
- ‘The proficient practitioner of bushcraft anticipates his or her needs before it gets dark.’
- ‘They'll be taught how to make fire and other types of bushcraft.’
- ‘It was back when we were in cadets and she was learning some of the bushcraft and hiking skills.’
- ‘Mears is currently taking a break from TV work to help teach at his own school of wilderness bushcraft, but promised that he has more books and TV series planned.’
- ‘Generations of bushcraft knowledge is passed onto children’
- ‘The other half of the school week is run by the adult Aboriginal students themselves, teaching the white teachers - and others - Aboriginal skills like language, bushcraft, anthropology, traditional practices.’
- ‘The competition tested a range of abilities, including navigation, bushcraft, fitness, observation courses and general military knowledge.’
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