Uplandish Up*land"ish, a. Of or pertaining to uplands; dwelling on high lands. [Obs.] --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

2. Rude; rustic; unpolished; uncivilized. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

His presence made the rudest peasant melt, That in the wild, uplandish country dwelt. --Marlowe. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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