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wagga

noun
  1. Australian a blanket or bed covering made out of sacks stitched together
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Word Origin

C19: named after Wagga Wagga
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Historical Examples

  • He came from Humula, near Wagga, where his people were well-known farmers.

    Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles

    Oliver Hogue

  • Two of them came from Wagga with big reputations, and one from Bathurst.

  • I recollect seeing him in Wagga when I was a lad, and we took a great interest in his case up the bush; but why am I like him?

    My Lord Duke

    E. W. Hornung

  • A Wagga man brought me down poor Czetwertinski's final good-bye, saying that he thought of me to the last.

    Under the Red Crescent

    Charles S. Ryan

  • However, he eventually made his way down to Wagga, where he opened a school, which turned out very successfully.

    Under the Red Crescent

    Charles S. Ryan