- a tall tree with stinging hairs on its leaves
- a hammer
C19: from a native Australian language
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Examples from the Web for gympie
We mean comparatively so, as those at Gympie are also of great promise.
Gympie, a gold-mining town a hundred miles north, has about the same number of inhabitants.
He was a hardworking miner in a gold claim at Gympie, one of the most permanent reefing fields in Queensland.Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea.
W. D. Pitcairn
He is a lucky digger from Gympie, and came aboard at Brisbane, and has kept the ship in an uproar ever since.Tom Gerrard
Since the discovery of the Gympie goldfield there has been no cessation in the progress of mining in Queensland.Our First Half-Century
Government of Queensland