/ Australian informal /
verb -bobs, -bobbing or -bobbed
(intr) to bend over to collect litter or small pieces of wood
Also called: emu parade a parade of soldiers or schoolchildren for litter collection
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Derived forms of emu-bobemu-bobbing, noun
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