/ (ˈwɒɡə) /
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Australian a blanket or bed covering made out of sacks stitched together
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Word Origin for wagga
C19: named after Wagga Wagga
Words nearby wagga
wages, wage scale, wages council, wage slave, wageworker, wagga, Wagga Wagga, waggery, waggish, waggle, waggle dance
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How to use wagga in a sentence
Every now and again a spark would burn through the "Wagga rug" of a sleeping shearer, and he'd wake suddenly and get up and curse.Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson
Two of them came from Wagga with big reputations, and one from Bathurst.The Sweep Winner|Nat Gould
Immediately on leaving Wagga we got into the “bush” country, and during the afternoon passed some large stock “stations.”Reminiscences of Travel in Australia, America, and Egypt|Richard Tangye
He came from Humula, near Wagga, where his people were well-known farmers.Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles|Oliver Hogue
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