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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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LAD . A humorous fellow.
LAG . To delay.
LAND THE MUSTARD . To win money.
LANDED . Caught.
LARK . A practical joke.
LARRIKIN . A rowdy, ill-mannered youth.
LASH . To strike.
LAUGHING JACKASS . A Kingfisher about the size of a crow and having the upper parts dull brown and the under parts dirty white.
LAY OFF . To rest.
LEATHER JACKET . A small, tough-skinned fish.
LEERY . A common person.
LEG IN . To get a start.
LEG PULLING . To deceive; make-believe.
LET DRIVE . To strike at.
LICE . To defeat.
 
Old English 'word lottery' pick

Ano : n. A black bird of tropical America, the West Indies and Florida (Crotophaga ani), allied to the cuckoos, and remarkable for communistic nesting.

 
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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