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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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FADE AWAY . To depart.
FAG . A cigarette.
FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP . Just treatment.
FAIR GO . Just treatment.
FED UP . Disgusted.
FELL TO THE JOKE . To be taken in.
FIFTY-FIFTY . Equal share.
FIRE STICK . Lighted stick carried by aboriginals.
FIVES . The fists.
FIZGIG . Police informer.
FLABBERGAST . To astonish.
FLAME . A sweetheart.
FLANNEL FLOWER . Small white flower, abundant in N.S.W.
FLAPPER . A brazen girl.
FLARE UP . A row.
 
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Scummer : v. i. To scumber.; n. Excrement; scumber.; n. An instrument for taking off scum; a skimmer.

 
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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