shiralee

[ shir-uh-lee ]
/ ˈʃɪr ə li /

noun Australian.


Nearby words

  1. shipway,
  2. shipworm,
  3. shipwreck,
  4. shipwright,
  5. shipyard,
  6. shiraz,
  7. shire,
  8. shire highlands,
  9. shire horse,
  10. shirer

Origin of shiralee

First recorded in 1875–80; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for shiralee

shiralee

/ (ˌʃɪrəˈliː) /

noun

Australian history informal a swag; swagman's bundle

Word Origin for shiralee

C19: of unknown origin

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