Definition for BOOR

BOOR, n. [Sax. gebur, a countryman or farmer; D. boer, a rustic, or farmer; G. bauer, a countryman and a builder, from bauen, to build, to cultivate; Sax. byan, or bugian, and gebugian; D. bouwen; Dan. bygger; Sw. byggia, to build. Boor is a contracted word.]

A countryman; a peasant; a rustic; a plowman; a clown; hence, one who is rude in manners, and illiterate. – Dryden.

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