One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1US History a member of a military company from a mountainous area, in earlier use especially from Vermont.
2Generally a boy or man from a mountainous area.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Alexander Hamilton (bap. 1739, d. 1802), physician and obstetrician.
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