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- n. travelling through thick wooded country, cutting away scrub to make progress
- n. fighting, as a guerilla, especially in wooded country
- n. criticizing, by someone or a person(s), on policies and stances by George W. Bush, in forums and discussions
- v. Present participle of bushwhack.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Traveling, or working a way, through bushes; pulling by the bushes, as in hauling a boat along the bushy margin of a stream.
- n. The crimes or warfare of bushwhackers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The action of pushing one's way through bushes or thickets; the hauling of a boat along a stream bordered by bushes by pulling at the branches.
- n. The practice of attacking from behind bushes, as a guerrilla; irregular warfare carried on by bushwhackers.
- n. The cutting of bushes with a bushwhacker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lying in ambush
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