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  • n. Plural form of bushranger.


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  • The "bushrangers," as they are called, somewhat resemble the negro peoples, and are thought to be a part of the black race that is found in the island near New Guinea.

    Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

  • Them fellers what captured Gable told a yarn about a gang o 'bushrangers'n a terrible fight, an' swore Gable was the blood thirstiest of 'em all.

    The Gold-Stealers A Story of Waddy

  • Vagrant convicts overran the country in the form of bands of "bushrangers," who had become so formidable that the government had recently organized a company of fifty dragoons for the express purpose of hunting them down.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part III. The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century

  • It might have been fancy, but I thought I saw the indolent Bimbo suddenly start at the word "bushrangers," and his apparently heavy-looking eyes were lighted up with an energetic look that I little expected from a man such as his outward appearance denoted.

    The Gold Hunters' Adventures Or, Life in Australia

  • "That the bushrangers were a bad lot," continued the gentleman, "no one will deny, but in many instances they showed chivalry and appreciation of bravery.

    The Land of the Kangaroo Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey through the Great Island Continent

  • His dark brown eyes on those yellowish eyeballs would look at you and through you and beyond you as he talked about the old times, not just tigers but kangaroo hunting and bushrangers and the sealers over on the little islands, some things he'd seen and some he'd heard from his mother.

    Hunting the Thylacine

  • Literal bushrangers like the guys at the National Parks or ye olde romantic style bushrangers like in movies?

    gillpolack: Australia Day is reaching a close (and S

  • So now, after much babble, here are your favourite bushrangers :insert sound of trumpets, if needed: - and yes, I have taken some strange liberties with interpretation of votes:

    Even in a little thing

  • Georgia is the best =D is there a bush ranger with that name? coz it would be cool as to have a bush ranger named after me! is there modern day bushrangers? i am reallybored and this should be disabledorsoemthing seeming im at school...but anywho, oh crap! i lost the game!

    gillpolack: You need more bushrangers to vote for.

  • My cousin played in a band that did a rather silly but immensely popular song about Wangaratta, a significant time later, but it lacked bushrangers, so I won't link you to it.

    Even in a little thing


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