Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any "poor white" living in the pine woods which cover the sandy hills in Georgia and South Carolina.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A nickname given to any “poor white” living in the pine woods which cover the sandy hills in Georgia and South Carolina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a class of “poor whites” living in the pine-woods that cover the sandy hills of Georgia and South Carolina.

Etymologies

sand +‎ hill +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The cracker and the sandhiller were the objects of their derision.

    Tupelo

  • Now and then a lady or gentleman passed with leisurely step -- no one ever hurried in Patesville -- or some poor white sandhiller slouched listlessly along toward store or bar-room.

    The House Behind the Cedars

  • Patesville -- or some poor white sandhiller slouched listlessly along toward store or bar-room.

    The House Behind the Cedars

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