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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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DAG . A funny fellow.
DAGO . An Italian.
DAMPER . Bread cooked in the ashes.
DARLING PEA . Australian plant found in the west of N.S.W.
DARLING SHOWER . A dust storm in Riverina.
DASH . An ejaculation expressing annoyance.
DASH IT . Exclamation of annoyance.
DEAD-BEAT . A derelict.
DEAL IT OUT . Administer punishment.
DEANER . A shilling.
DEEP SINKER . A large vessel made of glass, metal or other substance used to drink out of.
DEMONS . Detectives.
DERRY . To have a grudge.
DIAL . The face.
DIAMOND SNAKE . Venomous reptile.
 
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Credent : a. Believing; giving credence; credulous.; a. Having credit or authority; credible.

 
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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