- any large or ferocious dog.
- a wild horse.
- wild; ferocious; savage.
Origin of warrigal
First recorded in 1840–50, warrigal is from the Dharuk word wa-ri-gal wild dingo
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Examples from the Web for warrigal
It might have been one of the other chaps, but I couldn't think of any one, except Warrigal.
They rode and rode, but Warrigal was gone like a rock wallaby.
Well, we scribbled a bit of a letter and sent Warrigal off with it.
So she had to hand that over to Warrigal, and trust to him to bring it on some way or other.
Warrigal knows a way of communicating with him; I'll send him off at once.
- a dingo
- another word for brumby
- untamed or wild
C19: from a native Australian language
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