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Bushrangers

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Escaped convicts who have taken refuge in the Australian “bush,” and subsist by plunder.

“The bushrangers at first were absentees [i.e. escaped convicts] who were soon allured or driven to theft and violence. So early as 1808 they had, by systematic robbery, excited feelings of alarm.”—West: Tasmania.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Burst
Bury the Hatchet
Burying
Burying at Cross Roads
Bus
Busby (A)
Busby
Bush
Bushel
Bushman (Dutch, Boschjesman)
Bushrangers
Business, Busy
Business To-morrow
Busirane
Busiris
Buskin
Buss
Busterich
Busy as a Bee
Butcher
Butcher Boots

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Bushrangers