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berley

[ bur-lee ]
/ ˈbɜr li /
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noun Australian.

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Origin of berley

First recorded in 1870–75; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for berley

berley

burley

Australian

noun

bait scattered on water to attract fish
slang rubbish; nonsense

verb (tr)

to scatter (bait) on water
to hurry (someone); urge on

Word Origin for berley

origin unknown
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