intransitive verb

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

transitive verb

chiefly South & Midland : to clear of trees and brush

Word History


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

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bushhog was in 1958

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“Bushhog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bushhog. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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