bushwhacker definition

  • noun:
    • one that moves through forests, from the designated road.
    • an individual who life in the bush, specially as a fugitive; someone who clears forests and bush nation.
    • A guerrilla (of either side) throughout the US Civil War.
    • an individual who attacks suddenly.
    • a tiny, soft-floored inflatable boat (created for usage by several folks).
    • One accustomed to defeat about, or travel through, shrubs.
    • A guerrilla; a marauding assassin; one who pretends become a peaceful citizen, but privately harasses a hostile power or its sympathizers.
    • One accustomed to sojourn when you look at the woods, or overcome about among shrubs.
    • when you look at the civil war in the us, a part associated with irregular troops from the Confederate part engaged in guerrilla warfare; a guerrilla: a term applied by the Federal causes.
    • a brief heavy scythe for cutting bushes.
    • a Confederate guerrilla through the American Civil War
    • a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person

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