PACK, TO GO TO THE. To fall away; to collapse. PACK-HORSE. Horse that carries material. PADDOCK. A field enclosed by a fence. PADDYMELON. Small species of wallaby. PADDYWHACK. A beating. PANNIKIN. Small drinking vessel. PARD. A friend. PARRAKEET. Small type of parrot. PASS ONE. To deliver a punch. PASTORALIST. Squatter. PAT, ON ONE'S. Acting alone. PATRIOT. Cynical term for convict. PEACH. Something good; a nice girl. PEE-WEE. Name used in N.S.W. for Magpie Lark. PELICAN. A very large bird, with a very large bill, and distensible gular pouch.
A Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms by Gilbert H. Lawson, published originally in 1924 in Balmain, Sydney by the Direct Hosiery Company