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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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NARDOO . Sporocarp of plant used by aboriginals as food.
NARK . Annoy.
NARK . An obstinate man; an informer.
NARK, TO . To cause annoyance.
NATIVE BEAR . A small marsupial animal with grey fur and full expressive face (see KOALA).
NATIVE CAT . Distinguishable from the domestic animal by its head, which is rat shaped, while its snout is narrow.
NATTY . Neat.
NECK, TO GET IT IN THE . To receive a reverse; punishment.
NEDDY . A horse.
NEEDFUL, THE . Money.
NELSON'S BLOOD . Rum.
NERVE-BRAVERY . Impertinence.
NEVER-NEVER . The outback.
NEW CHUM . Any person from abroad unacquainted with Australian life and customs.
NICE . Physical fitness.
 
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Reversioner : n. One who has a reversion, or who is entitled to lands or tenements, after a particular estate granted is terminated.

 
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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