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peckerwood

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n. a poor white person. (Very old southern term for a woodpecker.) What’s that peckerwood want in this hood?
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An alternative definition of peckerwood is woodpecker, a bird that cleans up nature by trimming rotten, dead wood off trees and eliminating parasites," Schatz concluded.
In the morning, he tells us, he will be out at Peckerwood Hill, the graveyard for inmates who die unclaimed in prison.
Several farmers in the Slovak area were forced to sell their land to make room for the new impoundment, which became Peckerwood Lake.
Neither of these is quite as rural as another of their properties: Wingmead, the duck hunting manor developed by Edgar Montano Quceny situated near the wooded shores of Peckerwood Lake and set amid thousands of acres in Prairie County.
The Lyon's 11,000-acre, privately-owned estate includes most of Peckerwood Lake, which covers 4,000 acres.
A taxi driver tells Arvay that "Since the Old Gentleman died and Young Brad Cary took hold of things, some good changes have been made, but a lot of these old fogies and dumb peckerwoods don't like it" (274).
From what I hear, most of them peckerwoods, (especially the Greek ones) were nellies anyway.
say more of us / are dying / than them peckerwoods .
The San Fernando Valley Peckerwoods (SVP) in California was a criminally motivated skinhead group.