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(Austral) a blanket or bed covering made out of sacks stitched together
Word Origin
C19: named after Wagga Wagga
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  • He came from Humula, near wagga, where his people were well-known farmers.

  • Two of them came from wagga with big reputations, and one from Bathurst.

    The Sweep Winner Nat Gould
  • I recollect seeing him in wagga when I was a lad, and we took a great interest in his case up the bush; but why am I like him?

    My Lord Duke E. W. Hornung
  • A wagga man brought me down poor Czetwertinski's final good-bye, saying that he thought of me to the last.

    Under the Red Crescent Charles S. Ryan
  • However, he eventually made his way down to wagga, where he opened a school, which turned out very successfully.

    Under the Red Crescent Charles S. Ryan
  • Every now and again a spark would burn through the "wagga rug" of a sleeping shearer, and he'd wake suddenly and get up and curse.

    Over the Sliprails Henry Lawson

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