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  • n. a boy who has grown up on a farm


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  • An untraveled farm boy at seventeen is such a vague creature anyway, and I was, in addition, such a bundle of sensibilities, timidities, and embarrassments as few farm boys are.

    Our Friend John Burroughs

  • Some lily-white, Wonder-bread-eating farm boy with shit on his shoes drives the Ford up to North Philly, gets out of the truck, and says what?


  • One of those to answer the call was Joseph Plumb Martin, a Milford, Connecticut, farm boy who in July enlisted in a regiment of Connecticut state troops.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • When I was a farm boy of twelve or thirteen years, one of our neighbors had a breed of chickens with large topknots that filled my eye completely.

    Our Friend John Burroughs

  • "Yes, sir," said the legionnaire, Koko, one of the crop of recruits who'd joined the company on Lorelei, a gawky but very polite farm boy from an agrarian community on the planet Roosha.

    Phule me twice


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