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busher

[boo sh-er] /ˈbʊʃ ər/
noun, Baseball Slang.
1.
bush leaguer (def 1).
Origin of busher
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; bush1 (league1) + -er1
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  • "We've got him here in custody, sir," said bushers, touching his hat.

    The Small House at Allington

    Anthony Trollope
  • Of course that doesnt mean very much in itself, as the bushers ought to be easy meat for us.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King

    Lester Chadwick
  • Put you up against a gang of bushers, and theyd laugh themselves to death.

  • To be sure, the team had played like a lot of bushers, but that did not relieve him of his responsibility.

  • “It will be no trick at all to wipe up the earth with these bushers,” laughed Larry Barrett.

  • Joe was pitching now like a man inspired, and his bewildering curves and slants had made the Boston sluggers look like bushers.

  • Grass seed has been planted on this infield, but so far, like a lot of bushers, it has failed to make good its promises.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson

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