Bosjesman

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bosjesman See Bushman.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bosjesman Same as bushman, 2.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. boschjesman,

Usage

In literature:

It is the Bosjesmans (Bushmen) of South Africa.
"Roughing It" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It is the Bosjesmans (Bushmen) of South Africa.
"Roughing It, Part 2." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
These Bosjesmans exhibited a variety of the customs of their native country.
"The Illustrated London Reading Book" by Various
BUSHMEN, or BOSJESMANS, aborigines of South-west Africa; a rude, nomadic race, at one time numerous, but now fast becoming extinct.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Perhaps I'm thinking of the Bosjesmans, or the Andaman Islanders, or the aborigines of New Guinea.
"Austin and His Friends" by Frederic H. Balfour
This is the Bushman, or, as the Dutch have it, Bosjesman.
"Six Months at the Cape" by R.M. Ballantyne
Bela was a "Bosjesman" or Bushman, with features of the negro type, and short crispy black hair.
"An I.D.B. in South Africa" by Louise Vescelius-Sheldon
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