How to use Backwoods in a sentence
In the backwoods of Pennsylvania and Virginia there seemed to be better chances for a young adventurer.
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Trying to escape her tangled past, she has run away to the American backwoods, winding up at the Dreamy Pines Motor Court.
It is also worth noting that John Washington Butler, the author of the Act, was far from being a narrow-minded backwoods hick.
When, in 1800, the government was removed to Washington it was "a backwoods settlement in the wilderness"; as a city it existed principally on paper, and the magnificence of the design only served to emphasize the poverty of the execution.Advertisement
He's just in from the backwoods.
He was dressed plainly, and, with his reddish-brown hair and mud-bespattered face, looked like a hard- working countryman just in from the backwoods.
Mossy Oak prom dresses incorporate elegant style, with a bit of backwoods whimsy.
Don't let the name fool you; Vitamin Cottage is far from a backwoods operation.
Spencer county was still a wilderness, and the boy grew up in pioneer surroundings, living in a rude log-cabin, enduring many hardships and knowing only the primitive manners, conversation and ambitions of sparsely settled backwoods communities.Advertisement
The transoceanic invasion progressed slowly through the 17th and 18th centuries, delayed by the head winds of a rough ocean which was crossed only in slow sailing vessels, and by the rough " backwoods " of the Appalachians, which retarded the penetration of wagon roads and canals into the interior.
An unhappy propensity to duelling, the origin in Arkansas of the bowie-knife, - from an alleged use of which Arkansas received the nickname, which it has always retained, of the " toothpick state," - and other backwoods associations gave the state a reputation which to some extent has survived in spite of many years of sober history.
These boots will work well on developed trails and smooth terrain, but will also stand up to the rigors of less developed areas and some backwoods terrain.
Off-Trail Boots - Campers who enjoy true backwoods hiking over rough terrain can benefit from boots designed specifically for off-trail usage.
He intended fully to restrain within legal bounds the opposition which the excise on domestic spirits had provoked, but he made the serious mistake of not allowing sufficiently for the character of the backwoods population When legal resistance developed into insurrection, Gallatin did his best to retrieve his error and prevent open war.Advertisement