bush·​hog | \ -äg \

Definition of bushhog

intransitive verb

chiefly South & Midland : to clear land of trees and brush

transitive verb

chiefly South & Midland : to clear of trees and brush

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First Known Use of bushhog

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bushhog

from Bush Hog, proprietary name for a rotary cutter towed by a tractor

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“Bushhog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bushhog. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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