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  • n. Plural form of bushwoman.

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Examples

  • The crest is heightened by padding, and the whole of the hair is devoted to magnifying it, — at a distance, some of the bushwomen look as if they wore cocked hats.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • The bushwomen and the salt-water women do the bartering.

    Chapter 15

  • A new chum suggested that Jack had more than he thought aboard and was thrown from his horse; but the new chum was repudiated with scorn and bad words and indignation by bushmen and bushwomen alike -- as indeed he would be by any bushman who had seen a drunken rider ride.

    The Rising of the Court

  • The sort that like to carry somebody's baby round, and cut wood, carry water and do little things for overworked married bushwomen.

    Children of the Bush

  • The crest is heightened by padding, and the whole of the hair is devoted to magnifying it, -- at a distance, some of the bushwomen look as if they wore cocked hats.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 1

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