Bushwhacking
Bushwhacking Bush"whack`ing, n. 1. Traveling, or working a way, through bushes; pulling by the bushes, as in hauling a boat along the bushy margin of a stream. [U.S.] --T. Flint. [1913 Webster]

2. The crimes or warfare of bushwhackers. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]


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