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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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BAAL . Aboriginal term expressing disgust or disapproval.
BABBLING BROOK . A cook.
BACK BLOCKER . (See WAY BACK).
BACK IN ONE'S CART . To intrude.
BACK OUT . Impertinent answer.
BACK OUT . To retreat from a difficulty.
BACK UP . To bet higher.
BACK-BLOCKS . The Far West.
BACKER . One who bets.
BAG OF FRUIT . A suit.
BAGS . A big quantity.
BAIL . Arrangement for confining cow's head.
BANDICOOT . A small marsupial animal differing from the Kangaroo in many ways, particularly in tail (which resembles the rat).
BANJO . A shovel.
BANKER, RUNNING A . River overflowing its banks.
 
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Baldpated : a. Destitute of hair on the head; baldheaded.

 
A Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms by Gilbert H. Lawson, published originally in 1924 in Balmain, Sydney by the Direct Hosiery Company
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