boor


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Boor \Boor\ (b[=oo]r), n. [D. boer farmer, boor; akin to AS.
   geb[=u]r countryman, G. bauer; fr. the root of AS. b[=u]an to
   inhabit, and akin to E. bower, be. Cf. Neighbor, Boer,
   and Big to build.]
   1. A husbandman; a peasant; a rustic; esp. a clownish or
      unrefined countryman.
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   2. A Dutch, German, or Russian peasant; esp. a Dutch colonist
      in South Africa, Guiana, etc.: a boer.
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   3. A rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish in manners.
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