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boodie

noun
  1. a burrowing rat kangaroo, Bettongia lesueur, found on islands off Western Australia
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Word Origin

from Nyungar (an extinct native language of SW Australia) burdi
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Historical Examples

  • "It was something Portia said," returns the Boodie, composedly.

    Portia

    Duchess

  • The Boodie had been in the room when they were discussing Stephen with her mother.

    Portia

    Duchess

  • "Go on," says Stephen to the Boodie, who is still lost in thought.

    Portia

    Duchess

  • I found them certainly in your room up-stairs—your sitting-room—but I gave them to the Boodie.

    Portia

    Duchess

  • But, unfortunately, the Boodie has not yet quite finished all she has to say.

    Portia

    Duchess