Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who tramps through the bush or wilderness; a peddler: as, “a romantic young bushloper” (of the earlier period of the Dutch occupation of New York).

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Examples

  • "bushloper," as such a man was called in the still earlier Dutch period, consisted mainly of a sort of cloth suited to Indian wants.

    Duffels

  • Brule figured prominently among a group of Frenchmen called “coureur de bois, ” that is, “runner of the woods” or “bushloper.

    1612-15

  • The romantic young bushloper, eager to accumulate money enough to marry the maiden he had selected, disappeared long ago from the water courses of northern New

    Duffels

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