Bush"whack`er (?), n.


One accustomed to beat about, or travel through, bushes.


They were gallant bushwhackers, and hunters of raccoons by moonlight. W. Irving.


A guerrilla; a marauding assassin; one who pretends to be a peaceful citizen, but secretly harasses a hostile force or its sympathizers.




© Webster 1913.

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