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  • n. Plural form of Bushwoman.


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  • So if novelty's not the reason for the love for the new generation of Bushwomen, what is?

    Laura Flanders: The F Word: The Year of Which Women Again?

  • Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species, by Laura Flanders (2004).

    Rote From Underground

  • Dutch extraction, through association with Hottentot and Bushwomen.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • There is one sucking-place, around which were congregated great numbers of Bushwomen with their egg-shells and reeds.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • She's also the author of "Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species."

    CNN Transcript Jun 4, 2004

  • In the first place it has been suggested that they represent women of a steatopygous type, like the modern Bushwomen, and that this race was in early days widely diffused in the Mediterranean and in South Europe.

    Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders

  • Having traveled till dark, they halted under a hill, and were soon afterward joined by a party of Bushwomen, who continued with them in spite of all their attempts to get rid of them.

    The Mission

  • Toward dusk, when it was time to drive them in and tie them up to the wagons, it was found that the cattle-keepers, who had been in company with the Bushwomen, had neglected their charge, and they were not to be found.

    The Mission

  • It was also observed that the Bushwomen had all disappeared.

    The Mission

  • This event threw a cloud over the whole caravan, and whenever any of the Bushwomen made their appearance at a distance, and made signs that they wished to come into the camp, an angry bullet was sent instantly over their heads, which made them take to their heels.

    The Mission


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