swagman

[ swag-muh n ]
/ ˈswæg mən /
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noun, plural swag·men. Australian.

a tramp, hobo, or vagabond.
anyone who carries a swag while traveling, as a camper or prospector.

Origin of swagman

First recorded in 1875–80; swag2 + -man
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swagman

/ (ˈswæɡˌmæn, -mən) /

noun plural -men

Australian and NZ informal a labourer who carries his personal possessions in a pack or swag while travelling about in search of work; vagrant workerAlso called: swagger, swaggie

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