bushwhacker

  1. a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
  2. a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War

Bushwhacker

Bushwhacker is Australian slang for an unsophisticated person; boor.
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bushwhacker

[n] - a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War
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bushwhacker

In the American Civil War, a pro-Confederacy guerrilla. Infamous for their ruthless methods, the bushwhackers attacked, murdered, and robbed Union supporters and destroyed their land and property....
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Bushwhacker

Bush'whack`er noun 1. One accustomed to beat about, or travel through, bushes. [ U.S.] « They were gallant bushwhackers , and hunters of raccoons by moonlight. W. Irving. » 2. A guerrilla; a marauding assassin; one who pretends to be a peaceful citizen, but ...
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Bushwhacker

• (n.) One accustomed to beat about, or travel through, bushes. • (n.) A guerrilla; a marauding assassin; one who pretends to be a peaceful citizen, but secretly harasses a hostile force or its sympathizers.
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Bushwhacker

Bushwhacker is Australian slang for an unsophisticated person; boor.
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Bushwhacker

Bushwhacking was a form of guerrilla warfare common during the American Revolutionary War, American Civil War and other conflicts in which there were large areas of contested land and few governmental resources to control these tracts. This was particularly prevalent in rural areas during the Civil War where there were sharp divisions between thos...
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