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Synonyms for bushwhacker

a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person


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a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War

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Bushwhacker Cider, which recently opened a second location in Portland, is another concept based around premium ciders and the cuisine that pairs well with them.
But after witnessing the killing of his best friend's father by jayhawkers, he joins the bushwhackers and spends the next two years in skirmishes with Union irregulars and raids against Union-sympathizing civilians.
Charles also embraced the life of the bushwhacker, donning an iconic akubra hat - synonymous with rural workers - when the Royal couple visited the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, a heritage centre chronicling the settlers who started cattle farming in the Outback.
And then abruptly he will plunge deep into a thicket of branches or a tangle of flowering plants that looks like a Jackson Pollock drip painting, the camera moving through the foliage like a bushwhacker or holding steady on the gently bobbing blossoms.
In early 1865, bushwhacker Jim Jackson carried out a series of killings of black persons.
Though some mountain men joined bushwhacker and tory bands, most absentee soldiers seemed to have considered loyalty to family paramount to their conditional loyalty to the Confederacy.
The reconstruction of Mark Twain; how a Confederate bushwhacker became the Lincoln of our literature.
The Reconstruction of Mark Twain: How a Confederate Bushwhacker Became the Lincoln of our Literature.
Both horses are owned by Mrs Fitri Hay and both had to work hard for their victories, Tinkertown getting home by three-parts of a length from Male Model and Doc Hay having just a nose to spare over Bushwhacker.
Attorney General James Speed noted in 1865 in reference to the Lincoln coconspirators that "[a] bushwhacker, a jayhawker, a bandit, a war rebel, an assassin, being public enemies, may be tried, condemned, and executed as offenders against the laws of war.
Other front-page stories that week in the Kourier: "Kansas Citizen Says White Is Bushwhacker," "Religion Football for Jests of Editor White," "White Froths in Predicting What He'll Do," and "White Changes Stand Any Time to Make It Fit.
For fancier fare, dine at Dupuis in Sequim, the Bushwhacker or Bella Italia in Port Angeles, or Plaza Jalisco in Forks.
Hildebrand: The Renowned Missouri Bushwhacker, deftly edited by journalist and historian Kirby Ross offers an insightful look into the conflicted life of the Civil War guerrilla fighter Samuel S.
ICB has repackaged four of its II Vinemaster wines in Stelvin screwtops, including the Really Chile, Bushwhacker and Buffalo Creek collections, and plans to convert the rest of the range within the next year.