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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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MACKEREL . A species of fish; plentiful in coastal waters.
MAD MICK . A pick.
MADO . A Sydney fish Therepon cuvieri.
MAFEESH . The finish (Arab.).
MAG . To talk; scold.
MAGPIE . Black-and-white Crow-Shrike bird.
MAGSMAN . A talkative person; a deceiver.
MAHOGANY . Name applied to various hardwood trees.
MAKE TRACKS . To proceed; to go away.
MALLEE . Species of Eucalyptus; Mallee country.
MARK, A GOOD . Easy to impose upon.
MARSUPIAL . An animal in which the female has abdominal pouch for carrying young.
MASHED . To be in love.
MATILDA . Bushman's swag.
MAUL . To pull about.
 
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Athenian : a. Of or pertaining to Athens, the metropolis of Greece.; n. A native or citizen of Athens.

 
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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