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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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Like an incomplete crime dossier or the scrapbook of a beleaguered detective, Redheaded Peckerwood leaves the viewer combing through the ashes and bloody snow struggling to piece together the motives of a crime committed long ago.
I can be as heart-on-my-sleeve as any low-life, white trash, stabbed-with-a-fork peckerwood you'd ever want to meet.
Peckerwood Lake got its name from the thousands of woodpeckers that tapped out tunes on the acres of standing dead timber created when the lake was impounded.
There are hundreds of acres of woodlands that border LaGrue Bayou and Peckerwood Lake, which are home to a sizable deer herd, turkeys introduced by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, waterfowl and other game.
Cars blend geography and race: it might be all the peckerwoods (White people) or Surenos (gang members with a Southern California affiliation) from a certain city or part of California.
I called out his name, and those peckerwoods heard me.
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.
The San Fernando Valley Peckerwoods (SVP) in California was a criminally motivated skinhead group.
In this age of Monica, when what used to be the private joys of the boudoir are paraded before a bunch of prurient, lip-smacking congressional peckerwoods, it is cheering to witness such whole-heartedness in favor of love - and to have such a good time watching it.
where the sheriff and staff were accused in the kidnapping and murder of three civil rights workers, was surrounded by "rednecks and peckerwoods.
Those peckerwoods can rot for all I care," he continued, "but after a while they're going to look for someone to blame their troubles on, and when that happens, the four of us had better duck.