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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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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.
 
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Reactionary : a. Being, causing, or favoring reaction; as, reactionary movements.; n. One who favors reaction, or seeks to undo political progress or revolution.

 
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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