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- n. Plural form of bywoner.
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"bywoners," augmented by desperate men from the Cape who have nothing to lose, and who lead a jolly rollicking life on commando, stealing and looting from the farmers who have surrendered, and whom they opprobriously call "handsuppers!"
White workers, bywoners* and poor whites had nothing to fear from
These bywoners believe any preposterous story their leaders tell them in order to keep them together.
There was this difference, that these _bywoners_ became
These men linked to the bywoners, or squatters, the penniless Dutch of South Africa, did little to help the cause they espoused, but many a time have caused every honest God-fearing burgher to blush by reason of their irrepressible lawlessness.