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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bushman (Dutch, Boschjesman).
 
Natives of South Africa who live in the “bush”; the aborigines of the Cape; dwellers in the Australian “bush;” a bush farmer.   1
        “Bushmen … . are the only nomades in the country. They never cultivate the soil, nor rear any domestic animal save wretched dogs.”—Livingstone: Travels, chap. ii. p. 55.
 


 Bushel.Bushrangers. 

 
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