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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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HALF-A-WHEEL . 2s. 6d.
HAND OUT . To give.
HANDIES, PLAYING . Sweethearts holding hands
HANG OFF . To stand aside; refuse.
HANG-OVER . The remnants of a feast.
HANGER ON . Unwanted person.
HANKIES . Handkerchiefs.
HARD LINES . Bad luck.
HARD UP . Destitute.
HASH . A common food.
HATTER . A solitary person.
HAWKER . Door-to-door traveller.
HEAD . A person of authority.
HEAD SERANG . The master.
HITCHED . To be married.
 
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Metabole : n. A change or mutation; a change of disease, symptoms, or treatment.

 
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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