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Dictionary of Australian Words And Terms

 

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TABBY . A girl.
TACKLE . To fight.
TAKE 'EM ON . Engage in fight.
TAKE A TUMBLE . To be aware of.
TAKE DOWN . To defraud.
TAKING THE KNOCK . To avoid payment.
TASMANIAN DEVIL . A carnivorous burrowing marsupial, with a coarse, mostly jet black fur, and about the size of a badger.
TASMANIAN TIGER . Native wolf.
TATS . Teeth.
TENNER . A ten-pound note.
TERAGLIN . Aboriginal name for a N.S.W. fish.
THROW IN THE MARBLE . To relinquish.
THROWING STICK . Aboriginal weapon.
TIGHT . Mean; drunk.
TIME, TO DO . Term of imprisonment.
 
Old English 'word lottery' pick

Putage : n. Prostitution or fornication on the part of a woman.

 
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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