a person or thing that bushwhacks.
(in the American Civil War) a guerrilla, especially a Confederate.
any guerrilla or outlaw.
Australian Slang. an unsophisticated person; hick.
(US & Canadian, Austral) a person who travels around or lives in thinly populated woodlands
(Austral, informal) an unsophisticated person; boor
a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War
(US) any guerrilla
(NZ) a person who works in the bush, esp at timber felling


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