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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. [1913 Webster] 2. A Dutch, German, or Russian peasant; esp. a Dutch colonist in South Africa, Guiana, etc.: a boer. [1913 Webster] 3. A rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish in manners. [1913 Webster]