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backwoodsman

[bak-woo dz-muh n] /ˈbækˈwʊdz mən/
noun, plural backwoodsmen.
1.
a person living in or coming from the backwoods, or a remote or unsettled area.
2.
a person of uncouth manners, rustic behavior or speech, etc.
3.
British. a peer who rarely attends the House of Lords.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10, Americanism; backwoods + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for back-woodsmen

backwoodsman

/ˈbækˌwʊdzmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a person from the backwoods
2.
(US, informal) an uncouth or rustic person
3.
(Brit, informal) a peer who rarely attends the House of Lords
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