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swaggie

/ (ˈswæɡɪ) /
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noun

Australian and NZ slang short for swagman

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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  • She said she would; but a heavy-weight "swaggie" could have come in and sat on her and had a smoke without waking her.

    Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson
  • Norah and I were a bit scared about the swaggie, and wondered what he'd try to do; but Dad only laughed at us.

    A Little Bush Maid|Mary Grant Bruce
  • "He's certainly not the ordinary swaggie," Norah said slowly.

    A Little Bush Maid|Mary Grant Bruce
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