bushwhack definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To make an individual's method through dense woods by cutting away shrubs and branches.
    • traveling through or live in the woods.
    • To fight as a guerrilla within the forests.
    • to live when you look at the bush as a fugitive or as a guerilla.
    • to cut a person's means through forests or bush.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To attack all of a sudden from someplace of concealment; ambush. See Synonyms at ambush.
    • to lay in ambush for, lay in await.
  • verb:
    • to travel through thick-wooded nation, cutting away scrub to make development
    • to battle, as a guerilla, especially in wooded country
    • to ambush
    • hold off in hiding to strike
    • cut an individual's means through forests or bush
    • inhabit the bush as a fugitive or as a guerilla
  • others:
    • to do something in the way of a bushwhacker: sojourn in or overcome concerning the bush
    • take part in guerrilla warfare and fire from behind the shrubs.
    • To cut bushes with a bushwhacker.
    • To hunt clucks by approaching all of them in a boat which includes a screen around it to hide the occupants.

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