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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An unmannerly lout; a clown.

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  • The Backwoods Humorist

    His patter full of "pshaw!" and "aw-shucks,"
    His rustical tales are sure to draw yucks.
    But he always outwits
    The city-bred twits
    To confirm the illusions of paying hawbucks.

    January 8, 2015

  • Also hawbaw in the Lincolnshire dialect.

    October 22, 2012