Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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bushman

[boo sh-muh n]

noun, plural bush·men. 

1. A woodsman.
2. Australian. a pioneer; dweller in the bush.
3. ( initial capital letter ) San.

Origin:
1775–85; bush1 + man1 , modeled on Afrikaans boschjesman literally, man of the bush 

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