Bushmen
Bushman Bush"man, n.; pl. {Bushmen}. [Cf. D. boschman, boschjesman. See 1st {Bush}.] 1. A woodsman; a settler in the bush. [1913 Webster]

2. (Ethnol.) One of a race of South African nomads, living principally in the deserts, and not classified as allied in race or language to any other people. [1913 Webster]


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