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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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CAGMAG . Scraps of food.
CAIN AND ABEL . Table.
CAMP OUT . To sleep in the open.
CARPET-SNAKE . Large, beautifully coloured snake.
CASER . Five shillings.
CAT, TO WHIP THE . To regret.
CATTLE-DUFFER . One who steals cattle.
CEDAR . A valuable species of timber.
CHALK IT . To book credit.
CHATTED HIM . To ask.
CHEW IT OVER . To contemplate.
CHICKEN-HEARTED . A coward.
CHIVVY . The face.
CHOCK AND LOG FENCE . A wooden fence built with parallel logs, and wooden chocks between, at right angles to the logs.
CHOKE OFF . To get rid on
 
Old English 'word lottery' pick

Cafe : n. A coffeehouse; a restaurant; also, a room in a hotel or restaurant where coffee and liquors are served.

 
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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