- an Aboriginal club or cudgel for use in hunting and war.
Origin of nulla-nulla
First recorded in 1830–40, nulla-nulla is from the Dharuk word ŋa-la-ŋa-la
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Examples from the Web for nulla-nulla
He tests the soul's strength and skill by making him throw a nulla-nulla.Magic and Religion
He then threw a club, or nulla-nulla, to the foot of the tree, and ascended to the highest branch.
Shanter shook his head and tucked his nulla-nulla in his waistband again, laughing silently all the time.
And as the black spoke he examined the knob at the end of his nulla-nulla, comparing it with the wound, and shook his head.
To strangers whom Cassowary has never loved and would now assault with spear and nulla-nulla, they apologise.Tropic Days
E. J. Banfield
- Australian a wooden club used by native Australians
from a native Australian language
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