Definitions

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  • n. The female equivalent of a bushman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman living in the bush and playing her part in the settlement and development of the country.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Jane was momentarily shocked the first time she heard the voice, which seemed to come from a person much larger and wilder than Georgie: a banshee, perhaps, or a bushwoman.

    The Wayward Muse

  • As had she been a dog, he kicked the ugly little bushwoman to her feet and compelled her to start with him on an encirclement of the base.

    The Red One

  • He increased his feigned ardour for the bushwoman, at the same time increasing the imperiousness of his will of desire over her to be led to look upon the Red One face to face.

    The Red One

  • Yet now, resolutely, as only a man can do who is capable of martyring himself for the cause of science, he proceeded to violate all the fineness and delicacy of his nature by making love to the unthinkably disgusting bushwoman.

    The Red One

  • As had she been a dog, he kicked the ugly little bushwoman to her feet, and compelled her to start with him on an encirclement of the base.

    The Red One

  • He increased his feigned ardor for the bushwoman, at the same time increasing the imperiousness of his will of desire over her to be led to look upon the Red One face to face.

    The Red One

  • Bridget was bushwoman enough to comprehend the crippling effect upon McKeith's resources of the calamity, had she allowed her mind to dwell upon that aspect of affairs.

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • The bushwoman was busy putting some tucker in a sugar-bag.

    The Rising of the Court

  • At more than one farm he left the bushwoman hurriedly looking up her

    The Rising of the Court

  • "We -- we don't want no thanks, an 'we don't want no proofs," said the bushwoman, her voice breaking.

    The Rising of the Court

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